James Madison Papers

To James Madison from William Eustis, 23 January 1811 (Abstract)

§ From William Eustis

23 January 1811, War Department. Transmits a return of the army with a letter from the adjutant and inspector general containing the information requested by the House of Representatives in the resolution of 21 Jan. 1811.1

FC (PHi: Daniel Parker Papers); letterbook copy (DNA: RG 107, LSP). FC 1 p.

1On 21 Jan. 1811 William Helms of New Jersey presented a resolution requesting the president to lay before the House a return of the army “with the stations at which the garrisons are fixed, and the strength of each garrison; also the state of the recruiting service, and the progress that has been made therein since the last session” (Annals of Congress description begins Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States … (42 vols.; Washington, 1834–56). description ends , 11th Cong., 3d sess., 673). JM forwarded the information requested to the House in his message of 31 Jan. 1811.

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