To the House of Representatives
the House of Representatives
According to the request stated in your resolution of December 20th. I communicated to you such returns of the Militia of the different states as had then been recieved. since that date returns have been recieved from New Hampshire, Massachusets, Connecticut, New York, North Carolina, Georgia and Kentucky, which are now transmitted to you.
Mar. 1. 1803.
RC (DNA: RG 233, PM, 7th Cong., 2d sess.). PrC (DLC). Recorded in SJL with notation “militia.” Enclosure: “Return of the Militia of those States from which Returns have been received at the War Office since the 20th of December, 1802,” dated War Department, 1 Mch. 1803, and signed by Henry Dearborn, consisting of returns made by the states of New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, North Carolina, Georgia, and Kentucky, and compiling them into tables for general and field staff, field officers and regimental staff, artillery, cavalry, grenadiers, infantry, light infantry, riflemen, and arms, ammunition, and accoutrements (printed in ASP description begins American State Papers: Documents, Legislative and Executive, of the Congress of the United States, Washington, D.C., 1832-61, 38 vols. description ends , Military Affairs, 1:163–7).
The House received TJ’s message and its accompanying papers on 1 Mch. and ordered both to lie on the table (JHR description begins Journal of the House of Representatives of the United States, Washington, D.C., 1826, 9 vols. description ends , 4:378).