Dept. of State, July 19th. 1808.
In answer to your letter of June 15th. to the President, enclosing copies of those of March 8 & 16, to the Secretary of State, I have to inform you that the President approves the opinion you express, that a dissolution of the General Assembly of the Territory, puts an end to the Council as well as the Representative branch of that Body. I am &c.
DNA: RG 59—DL—Domestic Letters.