Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to United States Congress, 28 February 1805

Feb. 28. 1805.

To the Senate and House of Representatives
of the United States.

I now render to Congress the account of the fund established by the act of May 1. 1802. for defraying the contingent charges of government. No occasion having arisen for making use of any part of the balance of 18,560. Dollars unexpended on the 31st. day of December 1803. when the last account was rendered by message, that balance has been carried to the credit of the Surplus fund.

Th: Jefferson

DNA: RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.

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