§ To George Clinton
14 February 1805, Department of State. “By the direction of the President of the United States, I do myself the honor of transmitting to you the enclosed certificate of your election as Vice-President of the United States.”1
Letterbook copy (DNA: RG 59, DL, vol. 14). 1 p.
1. On 14 Feb. 1805 the Senate passed a resolution that the president be requested to inform Clinton of his election as vice president (DNA: RG 59, ML; 1 p.; docketed by Wagner; printed in Annals of Congress, description begins Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States … (42 vols.; Washington, D.C., 1834–56). description ends 8th Cong., 2d sess., 58).