To the Senate of the United States
According to the request of the Senate, in their resolution of November 14. that copies should be laid before them of all the orders & decrees of the belligerent powers of Europe, passed since 1791. affecting the commercial rights of the United States, I now transmit them a report of the Secretary of State of such of them as have been attainable in the department of State, & are supposed to have entered into the views of the Senate.
Dec. 23. 1808.
DNA: RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.