Agreeably to the request with which you honoured me this morning, I have put into the hands of the committee appointed on your message 13th. respecting Hamet Caramalli, the copy of Caramallis letter to yourself, 5 Augt 85.
The committee are
|Smith of Maryland|
The copy of the American Ministers letter, (Mr Monroe) to the British Secretary of foreign affairs, is filed with the papers referred to in the Mess of the President US 13 inst; That message being so important that the Senate had it, and accompanying papers read; & to lie for future disposition.
Mr Monros letter enclosed to the Vice President, was read in Senate, returned to Mr Coles, and I presume after having been read in the House of Representatives, was taken back, either to yourself, or to the office of State.
I have the Honour to be very respectfully your obedient humble Sevt
Sam A. Otis
DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.