Thomas Jefferson Papers
Documents filtered by: Recipient="United States Congress" AND Period="Jefferson Presidency"
sorted by: editorial placement
Stable but non-permanent link for this document:

From Thomas Jefferson to United States Congress, 11 April 1806

April 11. 1806.

To the Senate & House of Representatives of the US.

I now lay before Congress a statement of the militia of the United States, according to the returns last recieved from the several states & territories. it will be percieved that some of these are not of recent dates, & that from the states of Maryland & Delaware no returns are stated. as far as appears from our records, none were ever rendered from either of these states. from the territories of Orleans, Louisiana & Michigan compleat returns have not yet been recieved.

Th: Jefferson

DNA: RG 233—LRHR—Legislative Records of the House of Representatives.

Index Entries