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From James Madison to the Senate, 16 December 1809 (Abstract)

§ To the Senate

16 December 1809. In response to a 15 Dec. Senate resolution, transmits copies of the president’s correspondence with the governor of Pennsylvania concerning the case of Gideon Olmstead.

RC and enclosures (DNA: RG 46, Legislative Proceedings, 11A-E2). RC 1 p. In a clerk’s hand, signed and dated by JM. Enclosures (6 pp.) are copies of Simon Snyder to JM, 6 Apr. 1809, the Pennsylvania “Act relative to certain proceedings in the case of the Prize Sloop Active,” 4 Apr. 1809, and JM to Snyder, 13 Apr. 1809 (see PJM-PS description begins Robert A. Rutland et al., eds., The Papers of James Madison: Presidential Series (2 vols. to date; Charlottesville, Va., 1984-). description ends , 1:105 and n. 1, 114). Received, read, and ordered to be printed on 19 Dec. (Annals of Congress description begins Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States ... (42 vols.; Washington, 1834-56). description ends , 11th Cong., 2d sess., 515). Printed in ASP description begins American State Papers: Documents, Legislative and Executive, of the Congress of the United States ... (38 vols.; Washington, 1832-61). description ends , Miscellaneous, 2:11–12.

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