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To James Madison from Robert Smith, 14 February 1810 (Abstract)

§ From Robert Smith

14 February 1810, Department of State. Relays to JM for transmittal to House of Representatives copies of various documents related to the House resolution of 5 Feb. requesting the orders and decrees of France and Great Britain “violating the lawful Commerce and Neutral Rights of the United States, except such parts, as may, in his Judgment, require secrecy.”

RC and enclosures (DNA: RG 233, President’s Messages). RC 2 pp. In a clerk’s hand, signed by Smith. For enclosures, see JM’s 17 Feb. message to the House. 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 , Foreign Relations, 3:341–43.

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