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I lay before Congress, copies of ratified Treaties between the United States and the following Indian Tribes. First. The Wex and Kickapoo. Second. The united Tribes of Ottawas, Chipawas, & Potowotomies, residing on the Illinois and Melwakee rivers and their waters, and on the Southwestern parts of lake Michigan Third. That portion of the Winnebago tribe residing on the Ouisconsin river Fourth....
In pursuance of the act of Congress entitled "An act to regulate and fix the compensation of Clerks &c. " the Secretary of State has the honor to report to Congress the annexed list of the persons employed in his office, and to state that the business of the Department generally is in a state of progressive increase; that particularly the business, relating to patents issued for useful arts,...
I lay before Congress copies of a convention concluded between the United States and the Cherokee Indians on the second day of March last, as the same has been duly ratified and Proclaimedand I recommend that Such provision be made by Congress as the Stipulations therein contained may require. DNA : RG 233—LRHR—Legislative Records of the House of Representatives.
It is found that the existing laws have not the efficacy necessary to prevent violations of the obligations of the United States, as a nation at peace towards belligerent parties, and other unlawful acts on the high Seas, by armed vessels equipped within the waters of the United States. With a view to maintain more effectually the respect due to the laws, to the character, and to the neutral...
I transmit to the House of Representatives a report from the Secretary of the Treasury in compliance with their resolution of the 10th of February. DNA : RG 233—LRHR—Legislative Records of the House of Representatives.
I lay before Congress a statement of the Militia of the United States, according to the latest returns received by the Department of War. DNA : RG 233—LRHR—Legislative Records of the House of Representatives.
I have the satisfaction to inform you that the negociation on foot between the U. States & the Govt. of G. B. is proceeding in a spirit of friendship & accommodation which promises a result of mutual advantage. The delays which have taken place are to be regretted; but as they were occasioned by the long illness which ended in the death of the British Minister, charged with that duty, they...
To the Senate & House of Representatives of the United States. I lay before Congress copies of a Proclamation notifying the Convention concluded with Great Britain on the third day of July last; and that the same has been duly ratified: And I recommend to Congress such legislative provisions as the Convention may call for on the part of the United States. DNA : RG 233—LRHR—Legislative Records...
Fellow Citizens of the Senate and of the House of Representatives. I have the satisfaction, on our present meeting, of being able to communicate to you, the successful termination of the war, which had been commenced against the United States by the Regency of Algiers. The Squadron in advance, on that service, under Commodore Decatur, lost not a moment after its arrival in the mediterranean,...
In reviewing the present state of our country, our attention cannot be withheld from the effect produced by peculiar seasons; which have very generally impaired the annual gifts of the Earth, and threaten scarcity in particular districts. Such, however, is the variety of soils, of climates, and of products, within our extensive limits, that the aggregate resources for subsistance, are more...
I Communicate for the information of Congress the report of the Director of the Mint, of the operation of that establishment during the last year. DNA : RG 233—LRHR—Legislative Records of the House of Representatives.
With a view to the more convenient management of the important and growing business connected with the grant of exclusive rights to Inventors & Authors; I recommend the establishment of a distinct Office, within the Department of State, to be charged therewith, under a director with a Salary adequate to his services, and with the privelege of franking communications by mail from and to the...
To the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States. The 9th. section of the act passed at the last session of Congress "to authorise the payment for property, lost captured or destroyed by the Enemy, while in the military service of the United States, and for other purposes" having received a construction giving to it a scope of great and uncertain extent, I thought it proper that...
The Commissioners of the Sinking Fund respectfully report to Congress as follows: That the measures which have been authorized by the Board, subsequent to their report of the 5th of February, 1807, so far as the same have been completed, are fully detailed in the report of the Secretary of the Treasury to this Board, dated the fourth day of the present month, and in the statements therein...
I communicate, for the information of Congress, the report of the director of the Mint, of the operation of that establishment during the last year. DNA : RG 233—LRHR—Legislative Records of the House of Representatives.
I lay before Congress a report of the Secretary of the Treasury, containing a statement of proceedings under the act to regulate the laying out and making a road from Cumberland, in the State of Maryland, to the State of Ohio; with a statement of past appropriations, and an estimate of required appropriations. Printed Source--Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States. 42...
I communicate to Congs. certain letters which passed between the B. Secy. of State Mr. Canning, and Mr. P. our Minister Plenipoty. at London. When the Documents concerning the relations between the U. S. & G. B. were laid before Congs. at the Commencement of the Session, the answer of Mr. P: to the letter of Mr. Canning, had not been received; and a communication of the latter alone, would...
The government of Great Britain, induced by the posture of the relations with the United States which succeeded the conclusion of the recent commercial convention, issued an order on the 17th day of August, 1815, discontinuing the discriminating duties payable in British ports on American vessels and their cargoes. It was not until the 22d of December, following, that a corresponding...
To the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States. It is represented that the lands in the Michigan Territory designated by law towards satisfying the land bounties promised to the Soldiers of the late army, are so covered with swamps and lakes or otherwise unfit for cultivation, that a very inconsiderable proportion can be applied to the intended grants. I recommend therefore...
To the Senate and House of Representatives of the United State s The accompanying extract from the occurrences at Fort Jackson, in August 1814 during the negociation of a Treaty with the Indians, shews that the friendly Creeks wishing to give to General Jackson, Benjamin Hawkins and others a national mark of their gratitude and regard, conveyed to them respectively a donation of land, with a...
On comparing the fourth section of the Act of Congress passed March 31st. 1814 providing for the indemnification of certain claimants of public lands in the Missippi Territory, with the articles of agreement and cession between the United States and State of Georgia, bearing date April 30th. 1802, it appears that the engagements entered into with the claimants interfere with the rights and...
I transmit to Congress an account of the contingent expences of the Government for the year one thousand eight hundred and sixteen. DNA : RG 233—LRHR—Legislative Records of the House of Representatives.
In pursuance of the Act of Congress entitled "An act to regulate and fix the compensation of Clerks &c. the Secretary of State, has the honor to submit to Congress the annexed list of persons employed in his office, during the Year 1807, and to report that the business of the Department generally is in a state of progressive increase: hence it has been found impracticable to bestow that prompt...
I transmit to the Senate a report from the Secretary of the Treasury, complying with their resolutions of the 26th March last. DNA : RG 233—LRHR—Legislative Records of the House of Representatives.
I transmit to the Senate a report of the Acting Secretary of War, in compliance with their resolution of the 8th instant. NjP .