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I have received from the American Commissioners, a Treaty of Peace and Amity, between His Britannic Majesty and the United States of America, signed by those Commissioners, and by the Commissioners of His Britannic Majesty, at Ghent on the 24th of December 1814. The termination of hostilities depends upon the time of the ratification of the Treaty by both parties. I lose no time, therefore, in...
Having bestowed on the Bill, entitled, “An Act to incorporate the subscribers to the Bank of the United States of America,” that full consideration which is due to the great importance of the subject, and dictated by the respect which I feel for the two Houses of Congress, I am constrained by a deep and solemn conviction that the Bill ought not to become a law, to return it to the Senate, in...
I lay before the Senate, for their consideration, whether they will advise and consent to the ratification thereof, a Treaty concluded on the twenty-second day of July last, with the Tribes of Indians, called the Wyandots, Delawares, Shawanoese, Senecas, and Miamies. I lay before the Senate, also, for the like purpose, an Instrument, entitled Articles of agreement and capitulation, made and...
I transmit to the Senate a Report of the acting Secretary of the Treasury, containing the information requested by their Resolution of the 27th. inst. RC and enclosure ( DNA : RG 46, President’s Messages, 13A-E4). For enclosure, see n. 1. JM enclosed a report from William Jones, 28 July 1813 (3 pp.; printed in ASP American State Papers: Documents, Legislative and Executive, of the Congress of...
22 July 1813, Washington. “Commissions having been granted during the recess of the Senate to the persons in the accompanying list, I now nominate them to the same offices respectively annexed to their names.” RC and enclosure ( DNA : RG 46, Executive Proceedings, Nominations, 13B-A1). RC 1 p. Enclosure (1 p.) is a list of nine appointments in the dragoons and infantry (printed in Senate Exec....
I have received from the Committee appointed by the resolution of the Senate of the 14th day of June a copy of that resolution, which authorizes the Committee to confer with the President on the subject of the nomination made by him of a Minister Plenipotentiary to Sweden. Conceiving it to be my duty to decline the proposed conference with the Committee, and it being uncertain when it may be...
In compliance with their resolution of the 3d instant, the Senate are informed that the office of the Secretary of the Treasury is not vacated, and that, in the absence of Albert Gallatin, commissioned as one of the Envoys to treat with Great Britain and Russia, the duties of that office are discharged by William Jones, Secretary of the Navy, authorized therefor according to the provisions of...
The Swedish Government having repeatedly manifested a desire to interchange a public Minister with the U. States, and having lately appointed one with that view, and other considerations concerning to render it advisable at this period, to make a correspondent appointment, I nominate Jonathan Russell of Rhode Island, to be Minister Plenipotentiary of the U. States to Sweden. RC ( DNA : RG 46,...
2 March 1813. Submits ten nominations for appointments in the infantry and artillery, including that of Thomas M. Randolph as a colonel in the Twentieth Regiment of Infantry. RC ( DNA : RG 46, Executive Proceedings, Nominations, 12B-A2). 1 p. In Edward Coles’s hand, signed by JM. The Senate approved the nominations on 3 Mar. 1813 ( Senate Exec. Proceedings Journal of the Executive Proceedings...
27 February 1813. “I nominate Oliver H. Perry—appointed a master-commandant during the recess—to be a master commandant in the navy—to take rank of those lately nominated—to be masters commandants.” RC ( DNA : RG 46, Executive Proceedings, Nominations, 12B-A2). 1 p. In a clerk’s hand, signed by JM. The Senate approved Perry’s appointment on 3 Mar. 1813 ( Senate Exec. Proceedings Journal of the...
26 February 1813. “I nominate Brigadier General James Wilkinson, Brigadier General Wade Hampton, William R. Davy of South Carolina, Morgan Lewis now Quarter Master General, William H. Harrison of Indiana Territory, and Aaron Ogden of New Jersey, to be Major Generals in the Army of the U. States. “Thomas Posey to be Governor of the Indiana Territory. “George Poindexter to be a Judge of the...
24 February 1813. “I nominate, Charles Gordon, Jacob Jones, James Laurence, and Charles Morris, to be Captains in the Navy of the United States. “Joseph Bainbridge, William M Crane, and James Biddle, to be Master Commandants in the navy of the United States.” Also nominates ten others as lieutenants in the U.S. Navy. RC ( DNA : RG 46, Executive Proceedings, Nominations, 12B-A2). 1 p. In Edward...
27 January 1813. “I transmit to the Senate a Report of the Secretary of War, complying with their Resolution of the 7th instant.” RC and enclosures ( DNA : RG 46, Executive Proceedings, 12B-D2). RC 1 p.; in the hand of Edward Coles, signed by JM. For enclosures, see n. 1. On 7 Jan. 1813 the Senate passed a resolution that had been presented by Samuel Smith of Maryland on the previous day,...
I transmit to the Senate a Report of the Secretary of State complying with their Resolution of the 22d December. The Secretary of State to whom was referred the Resolution of the Senate of the 22d ult. has the honor to report to the President, that no precise information has been communicated to this Department, of any movement of British troops, for the purpose of taking possession of East...
13 January 1813. Transmits to the Senate “copies of the correspondence called for by their Resolution of the 7th instant.” RC and enclosures ( DNA : RG 46, President’s Messages, 12A-E2). RC 1 p.; in a clerk’s hand, signed by JM. For enclosures, see n. 1. Printed in ASP American State Papers: Documents, Legislative and Executive, of the Congress of the United States … (38 vols.; Washington,...
21 December 1812. Nominates seven men, “Midshipmen since 1806, and now acting Lieutenants,” to be lieutenants in the U.S. Navy and nine, including Samuel P. Todd, to be pursers. Printed copy ( Senate Exec. Proceedings Journal of the Executive Proceedings of the Senate of the United States of America (3 vols.; Washington, 1828). , 2:312).
6 July 1812. “I transmit to the Senate copies and extracts of documents in the Archives of the Department of State, falling within the purview of their Resolution of the 4th instant, on the subject of British Impressments from American vessels. The information, tho’ voluminous, might have been enlarged, with more time for research and preparation. In some instances, it might at the same time,...
23 June 1812. “I transmit to the Senate a Report of the Secretary of war, complying with their Resolution of the 19th instant.” RC ( DNA : RG 46, TP , Indiana). 1 p. In the hand of Edward Coles, signed by JM. For enclosures, see Eustis to JM, 22 June 1812 , and n. 1. See Eustis to JM, 22 June 1812, n. 2 .
23 April 1812. Transmits a report of the secretary of state in compliance with the Senate resolution of 4 Mar. 1812. RC ( DNA : RG 46, Legislative Proceedings, 12A-E3). 1 p. In the hand of Edward Coles, signed by JM. For enclosures, see Monroe to JM, 23 Apr. 1812 .
12 March 1812. Transmits a report of the secretary of state in compliance with the Senate resolution of 10 Mar. RC and enclosure ( DNA : RG 46, Legislative Proceedings, 12A-E3). RC 1 p.; in the hand of Edward Coles, signed by JM. For enclosure, see n. 1. On 9 Mar. 1812 James Lloyd of Massachusetts moved that the president lay before the Senate “any information which may be in his possession,...
16 January 1812. Transmits “a Report of the Secretary of State complying with their Resolution of the 18th of November.” RC and enclosure ( DNA : RG 46, Legislative Proceedings, 12A-E3). RC 1 p.; in the hand of Edward Coles; signed by JM. Enclosure (4 pp.) is Monroe to JM, 16 Jan. 1812 .
11 February 1811. Transmits a report from the secretary of the treasury in compliance with a Senate resolution of 7 Feb. 1811. RC and enclosures ( DNA : RG 46, Legislative Proceedings, 11A-E4). RC 1 p. In a clerk’s hand, signed by JM. For enclosures, see Gallatin to JM, 8 Feb. 1811 , and n. 2.
7 February 1811. Transmits a report of the secretary of the treasury in compliance with a Senate resolution of 21 Jan. 1811. RC and enclosure ( DNA : RG 46, Legislative Proceedings, 11A-E4). RC 1 p. In a clerk’s hand, signed by JM. For enclosure, see Gallatin to JM, 6 Feb. 1811 , and n.
5 February 1811. Forwards a report from the secretary of state in compliance with a Senate resolution of 1 Feb. 1811. RC and enclosures ( DNA : RG 46, Legislative Proceedings, 11A-E3). RC 1 p. In a clerk’s hand, signed by JM. For enclosures, see Robert Smith to JM, 4 Feb. 1811 , and n.
4 February 1811. Transmits a report from the secretary of the treasury in compliance with a Senate resolution of 20 Dec. 1810. RC and enclosures ( DNA : RG 46, Legislative Proceedings, 11A-E4). RC 1 p. In a clerk’s hand, signed by JM. For enclosures, see Gallatin to JM, 1 Feb. 1811 .
26 January 1811. “I transmit to the Senate a Report from the Secretary of the Treasury on the subject of their Resolution of the 21st. instant.” RC and enclosures ( DNA : RG 46, Legislative Proceedings, 11A-E4). RC 1 p. In a clerk’s hand, signed by JM. For enclosures, see Gallatin to JM, 24 Jan. 1811 , and n.
30 March 1810. In response to the Senate’s resolution of 22 Mar., transmits a report of the secretary of state. Tr and Tr of enclosures ( DNA : RG 46, Transcribed Reports and Communications from the Executive, vol. 4). Tr 1 p. Enclosures are copies of Robert Smith to JM, 29 Mar. 1810 (1 p.), transmitting State Department correspondence (17 pp.), requested by the Senate on 22 Mar., relating to...
14 March 1810. In response to a Senate resolution of 22 Jan., transmits a report of the secretary of war. Printed copy ( ASP American State Papers: Documents, Legislative and Executive, of the Congress of the United States ... (38 vols.; Washington, 1832-61). , Indian Affairs , 1:764); enclosures ( DNA : RG 46, Executive Proceedings, 11B-C2). RC not found. Enclosures are Eustis’s report of 13...
22 February 1810. Transmits a report from the secretary of the treasury in compliance with a Senate resolution of 16 Feb. 1810. RC and enclosures ( DNA : RG 46, Legislative Proceedings, 11A-E4). RC 1 p. For enclosures, see Gallatin to JM, 22 Feb. 1810 . Received, read, and tabled on 23 Feb. ( Annals of Congress Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States ... (42 vols.;...
17 February 1810. Transmits report of the secretary of the treasury in response to a Senate resolution of 12 Feb. RC and enclosures ( DNA : RG 46, Legislative Proceedings, 11A-E4). RC 1 p. Enclosures are Gallatin to JM, 16 Feb. 1810 (1 p.), forwarding statements on duties on imports from the Mediterranean (2 pp.). On 12 Feb. the Senate had requested information on revenue generated since 1804...