ca. 9 January 1809
1. The Embargo to be raised on the first of June.
2. The nonintercourse to take effect on the same day--and authority to our merchants vessels to arm in defence on that day--& if attacked to capture &c.
3 The Congress to be convened on the 10th. day of May--with a view either to declare war--or further to invigorate the Nonintercourse system or to continue the Embargo.
4. In the meantime measures to be pursued by Congress with a view to war--
|By raising an army--|
|Equipping the Navy|
|Fortifying our harbours & &c.|