James Madison Papers

From James Madison to the House of Representatives, 4 April 1810 (Abstract)

§ To the House of Representatives

4 April 1810. Transmits report of the secretary of state in compliance with the House resolution of 26 Mar.

RC and enclosures (DNA: RG 233, President’s Messages). RC 1 p. Enclosures are Robert Smith’s 4 Apr. report (2 pp.), transmitting an abstract of returns on impressment of 903 American seamen by the British navy between 1 Oct. 1807 and 31 Mar. 1809 (1 p.) and an extract of G. T. Ladico, consular agent at Port Mahon, to Smith, 10 Dec. 1809 (2 pp.). Read and tabled on 5 Apr. 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, 3:347–48.

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