James Madison Papers

From James Madison to the Senate, 30 March 1810 (Abstract)

§ To the Senate

30 March 1810. In response to the Senate’s resolution of 22 Mar., transmits a report of the secretary of state.

Tr and Tr of enclosures (DNA: RG 46, Transcribed Reports and Communications from the Executive, vol. 4). Tr 1 p. Enclosures are copies of Robert Smith to JM, 29 Mar. 1810 (1 p.), transmitting State Department correspondence (17 pp.), requested by the Senate on 22 Mar., relating to the detention of the Danish ship Mercator in 1800. Received and read on 2 Apr. (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., 614, 636). 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 , Foreign Relations, 3:344–47.

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