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From James Madison to the House of Representatives, 14 January 1811 (Abstract)

§ To the House of Representatives

14 January 1811. Transmits copies of the documents requested in the resolution of 4 Jan. 1811.1

RC and enclosure (DNA: RG 233, President’s Messages, 11A-D1); Tr (DNA: RG 46, Legislative Proceedings, 11A-E3). RC 1 p. In a clerk’s hand, signed by JM. For enclosure, a printed copy of JM’s proclamation of 2 Nov. 1810 and a Treasury Department circular to customs collectors dated 2 Nov. 1810, see PJM-PS description begins Robert A. Rutland et al., eds., The Papers of James Madison: Presidential Series (3 vols. to date; Charlottesville, Va., 1984—). description ends , 2:612–13 and n. RC and enclosure printed in 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., 546–47, with the date of the Treasury Department circular as 5 Nov. 1810.

1On 4 Jan. 1811 the House of Representatives adopted a motion presented by Lewis Sturges of Connecticut requesting from the president copies of his 2 Nov. 1810 proclamation and the Treasury Department circular issued “in pursuance of said Proclamation” (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., 487).

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