Thomas Jefferson Papers

Notes on a Cabinet Meeting, 27 February 1807

27 Feb. 1807

Feb. 27. present Mad. Dearb. Smith. Rodney. agreed to discharge all the militia at the stations from the mouth of Cumberland upwards, to give up all boats & provisions siezed (except Blennerhasset’s) or pay the value, applying them in that case to public use; to institute an enquiry into the proceedings of Burr & his adherents from N.Y. to N. Orleans, & particularly to appoint good men at the following points. Pittsbg. Marietta. Wood county. Cincinnati. Louisville. Nashville. Vincennes. St Louis. Natchez. New Orleans. Statesburg. city of Washington. Philadelphia. N. York & other points in that state. to take affidavits. the Atty genl. to prepare interrogatories.

the vessels in the Mediterranean to be relieved.

the act for 30,000. volunteers to be committed to Governors of Western states for execution.

the Arkansa to be explored.

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