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I now transmit to both houses of Congress a report of the Commissioners appointed under the act of Mar. 29. 1806. concerning a road from Cumberland to Ohio, being a statement of the proceedings under the said act, since their last report communicated to Congress, in order that Congress may be enabled to adopt such further measures as may be proper under existing circumstances. DNA : RG...
I lay before the legislature a letter from Governour Claiborne, on the subject of a small tribe of Alibama Indians, on the Western side of the Missisipi, consisting of about a dozen families. like other erratic tribes in that country, it is understood that they have hitherto moved from place to place according to their convenience, without appropriating to themselves exclusively any particular...
At the request of the Governor, the Senate & House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Pensylvania, I communicate certain resolutions entered into by the said Senate & House of Representatives, & approved by the Governor on the 23d. instant. It cannot but be encouraging to those whom the nation has placed in the direction of their affairs, to see that their fellow citizens will press...
I communicate for the information of Congress the report of the Director of the mint, of the operations of that establishment during the last year. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I now lay before Congress a statement of the works of defence which it has been thought necessary to provide in the first instance for the security of our seaport towns & harbours, & of the progress towards their completion. their extent has been adapted to the scale of the appropriation, & to the circumstances of the several places. The works undertaken at New York are calculated to annoy and...
I now render to Congress the account of the fund established for defraying the contingent expences of government for the year 1808. of the 20,000. D. appropriated for that purpose, 2000. D. were deposited in the hands of the Attorney General of the US. to pay expences incident to the prosecution of Aaron Burr & his accomplices, for treasons & misdemeanors alledged to have been committed by...
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...
I communicate to Congress certain letters which passed between the British Secretary of State, mr Canning, & mr Pinckney our Minister Plenipotentiary at London. when the documents concerning the relations between the United States & Great Britain were laid before Congress, at the commencement of the session, the answer of mr Pinckney to the letter of mr Canning had not been received, and a...
I transmit to Congress a letter recently recieved from our Minister at the court of St. James’s, covering one to him from the British Secretary of State, with his reply. these are communicated, as forming a sequel to the correspondence which accompanied my message to both houses of the 17th. instant. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I now lay before Congress a statement of the militia of the United States, according to the latest returns recieved by the Department of War DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.