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It appears from the Information, which I have lately received, that it may be probably necessary to the more successful conduct of our affairs on the coast of Barbary that one Consul should reside in Morocco another in Algiers and a third in Tunis or Tripoli. As no appointment for these offices will be accepted without some Emolument annexed I submit to the consideration of Congress whether it...
I transmit to you copies of a letter from the Governor of the State of Delaware, and of an Act inclosed, “declaring the assent of that State to an amendment therein mentioned to the Constitution of the United States.” LS , DNA : RG 46, entry 33; copy, DNA : RG 233, Records of the House of Representatives, Journals; copy, DLC:GW . A copy, certified as a “True Copy” by State Department clerk...
In my first communication to Congress during their present Session, I gave them reason to expect, that “certain circumstances of our intercourse with foreign nations” would be transmitted to them. There was at that time every assurance for believing, that some of the most important of our foreign affairs would have been concluded, and others considerably matured, before they should rise. But,...
I communicate to Congress copies of a Letter from the Governor of the State of Georgia, and of an act of the Legislature thereof, “to ratify the resolution of Congress explanatory of the judicial power of the United States.” LS , DNA : RG 46, Third Congress, 1793–95, second session, entry 33; copy, DNA : RG 233, Records of the House of Representatives, Journals; LB , DLC:GW . See George...
I transmit to Congress copies of a Letter from the Governor of the State of New-Hampshire, and of an Act of the Legislature thereof, ratifying “the article proposed in amendment to the Constitution of the United States,” respecting the judicial power. I also lay before Congress copies of a Letter from the Governor of the State of ⟨Nor⟩th Carolina, and of an Act of the Legislature thereof,...
I have received Copies of two Acts of the Legislature of Georgia, one passed on the twenty eighth day of December, and the other on the Seventh day of January last, for appropriating and selling the Indian lands within the territorial limits claimed by that state. These copies, tho’ not officially certified, have been transmitted to me in such a manner as to leave no room to doubt their...
I lay before Congress copies of Acts passed by the Legislatures of the States of Vermont, Massachusetts and New York, ratifying the amendment proposed by the Senate and House of Representatives at their last session, to the Constitution of the United States, respecting the judicial power thereof. The Minister of the French Republic having communicated to the Secretary of State, certain...
I lay before Congress copies of the Journal of the proceedings in the Executive Department of the Government of the U. States, south of the river ohio, to the 1st of September 1794. Copy, DLC:GW ; copy DNA : RG 233, Entry 19, Journals. GW enclosed the journal of proceedings from 1 March to 1 Sept., for which, see Carter, Territorial Papers Clarence Edwin Carter et al., eds. The Territorial...
I transmit to you, for consideration, a Representation made to me by The Secretary of the Treasury, on the subject of constituting an Officer to be specially charged with the business of procuring certain public supplies. LS , DNA : RG 46, entry 33; copy, DNA : RG 233, Records of the House of Representatives, entry 19; copy, DLC:GW . See Alexander Hamilton’s third letter to GW of 2 December.
I transmit to you an official statement of the expenditure, to the 30th of September last, from the sums heretofore granted to defray the Contingent Expenses of Government, by Acts passed the 26th day of March 1790—and the 9th of June 1794. LS , DNA : RG 46, entry 33; copy, DNA : RG 233, entry 19, Journals; copy, DLC:GW . GW was referring to “An Act making appropriations for the support of...