5TH INAUGURAL CEREMONIES
March 4, 1805
THE SWEARING-IN CEREMONIES
The Swearing-In Ceremony:
Thomas Jefferson was sworn-in for his second term as the 3rd President of the United States, and George Clinton was sworn-in as the 4th Vice President of the United States.
Senate Chamber, U.S. Capitol
Fair. Estimated noon temperature of 50°F.
FACTS, FIRSTS, AND PRECEDENTS
First Inauguration held in the Chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives.
PRESIDENTIAL OATH OF OFFICE
Administered to Thomas Jefferson by the Honorable John Marshall, Chief Justice of the United States.
VICE PRESIDENTIAL OATH OF OFFICE
Administered to George Clinton.
President Thomas Jefferson