Jan. 15. 1806.
To the Senate &
House of Representatives of the US.
I now render to Congress the account of the grant of twenty thousand dollars for the Contingent charges of government, by an Act making appropriations for the support of government for the year 1805. of that sum, nineteen hundred & eighty seven dollars, fifty cents have been necessarily applied to the support of the territorial governments of Michigan & Louisiana, until an opportunity could occur of making a specific appropriation for that purpose. the balance of 18,012. D .50c remains in the treasury.
DNA: RG 233—LRHR—Legislative Records of the House of Representatives.