James Madison Papers

From James Madison to United States Senate, 6 December 1815

Washington, Dec. 6, 1815

I lay before the Senate, for their consideration and advice, as to a ratification, a Convention to regulate the commerce between the United States and Great Britain, signed by their respective Plenipotentiaries on the 3d of July last, with letters relating to the same, from the American Plenipotentiaries to the Secretary of State; and also the declaration with which it is the intention of the British Government to accompany the exchange of the ratifications of the Convention.

James Madison.

Printed Source--Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States. 42 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Gales and Seaton, 1834-56)..

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