§ To the House of Representatives
12 January 1810. Transmits a report from the secretary of state in response to the House’s resolution of 3 Jan. 1810.
RC and enclosures (DNA: RG 233, President’s Messages). RC 1 p. In a clerk’s hand, signed by JM. Enclosures are Robert Smith’s 11 Jan. report (2 pp.) (misdated in Annals of Congress description begins Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States ... (42 vols.; Washington, 1834-56). description ends ) enclosing papers concerning Russian, Swedish, and Danish restrictions on Baltic shipping (8 pp.). Printed in ASP description begins American State Papers: Documents, Legislative and Executive, of the Congress of the United States ... (38 vols.; Washington, 1832-61). description ends , Foreign Relations, 3:327–28. On 3 Jan. the House had requested information “relative to the blockade of the ports of the Baltic by France, and the exclusion of neutral vessels by Russia, Sweden, and Denmark.” Received and ordered to be printed on 12 Jan.; referred to committee on foreign relations on 26 Jan.; committee discharged from consideration on 9 Apr. (Annals of Congress description begins Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States ... (42 vols.; Washington, 1834-56). description ends , 11th Cong., 2d sess., 1091, 1201, 1763).