Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Robert Smith, 21 March 1806

Navy Department
21 March 1806


I deem it proper to inform you that, Congress having made no appropriation for the service of the Navy for the year 1806, I am not in possession of the means of sending the Brig Hornet to sea on the intended cruise—

I have the honor to be with great respect Sir, yr mo o St

Rt Smith

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