Commission of William P DuVal as Judge of East Florida
May 18, 1821

Florida Territorial Papers
May 18, 1821
James Monroe, President of the United States of America

To all who shall see these presents, Greeting:

Know Ye, That reposing special Trust and Confidence in the Wisdom, Uprightness and Learning of William P. Duval of
Kenturcky, I do appoint him Judge of the United States for East Florida, with the exeception of that part which lies
Westward of the Cape, to reside at St. Augustine; and do authorize and empower him to execute and fulfil the duties of
that office according to the Constitution and Laws of the United States; and to Have and to Hold the said office with all
the powers, privileges and Emoluments to the same of right appertaining unto the end of the next Session of the Senate
of the United States, and no longer.

In Testimony whereof, I have caused these Letters to be affixed. Given under my hand at the City of Washington the
Eighteenth day of May A.D. 1821; and of the Independence of the United States of America, the Forty Fifthy.

James Monroe,

By the President,
John Quincy Adams, Secretary of State.
President James Monroe
William P. Duval
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