Adams Papers

To John Adams from Timothy Pickering, 12 December 1795

War-Office Decr. 12. 1795


By the direction of the President of the United States, I have the honour to present herewith—No. 1. A Statement of the present military force of the United States; No. 2. A report of the measures which have been pursued to obtain proper sites for Arsenals; & No. 3. A report of the measures which have been taken to replenish the magazines with military stores; No. 4. A report of the measures taken for opening a trade with the Indians; and No. 5. A report of the progress made in providing materials for the frigates, & in building them:

And am most respectfully / sir, your obedient servant

Timothy Pickering

DNA: RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.

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