Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to United States Congress, 11 April 1806

April 11. 1806.

To the Senate & House of Representatives of the US.

I now lay before Congress a statement of the militia of the United States, according to the returns last recieved from the several states & territories. it will be percieved that some of these are not of recent dates, & that from the states of Maryland & Delaware no returns are stated. as far as appears from our records, none were ever rendered from either of these states. from the territories of Orleans, Louisiana & Michigan compleat returns have not yet been recieved.

Th: Jefferson

DNA: RG 233—LRHR—Legislative Records of the House of Representatives.

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