Thomas Jefferson Papers

Notes for Message to Congress, 3 December 1805

4 Indian purchases
3 Tripoline treaty
2 { Span. affrs
6 { Finance
Mediterrn. duty commutn
paimts. to Engld. & France compleated
2. { Gunboats
5 { foreign coins.
contingent fund to Territorl. govnts.
1. genl health & crops.
yellow fever
Foreign affrs. Spain & England
Indian purchases. 1. adjt. Connecticut reserve
2. Jouett’s purchase.
3. Harrison’s on Ohio.
forn. coins 4. Tennesee
5. [. . .]
 contingt fund to territl. govmts

I cannot say that I consider our peace with Spain as on a secure ground. I will lay before you what has passed on the subject of spoliations & the bounds of Louisa. & I am persuaded you will think it prudent to take such provisional measures as will enable me to meet or anticipate the movements of that power with the effect which our position & resources put within our power

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