James Madison Papers

From James Madison to the Senate, 17 February 1810 (Abstract)

§ To the Senate

17 February 1810. Transmits report of the secretary of the treasury in response to a Senate resolution of 12 Feb.

RC and enclosures (DNA: RG 46, Legislative Proceedings, 11A-E4). RC 1 p. Enclosures are Gallatin to JM, 16 Feb. 1810 (1 p.), forwarding statements on duties on imports from the Mediterranean (2 pp.). On 12 Feb. the Senate had requested information on revenue generated since 1804 by the act protecting U.S. commerce and seamen against the Barbary powers. Received, read, and tabled on 19 Feb. (Annals of Congress description begins Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States ... (42 vols.; Washington, 1834-56). description ends , 11th Cong., 2d sess., 556–57, 575). Printed in ASP description begins American State Papers: Documents, Legislative and Executive, of the Congress of the United States ... (38 vols.; Washington, 1832-61). description ends , Finance, 2:404–6.

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