James Madison Papers

From James Madison to Congress, 14 January 1811 (Abstract)

§ To Congress

14 January 1811. Transmits a report from the surveyor of the public buildings “relative to the progress and present State of them.”

RC and enclosure, two copies (DNA: RG 233, President’s Messages, 11A-D1; and DNA: RG 46, Legislative Proceedings, 11A-E2). Each RC 1 p.; in a clerk’s hand, signed by JM. Enclosure (9 pp.) is Latrobe’s “Report on the public buildings,” dated 28 Dec. 1810 (printed in Van Horne, Papers of Latrobe description begins John C. Van Horne and Lee W. Formwalt, eds., The Correspondence and Miscellaneous Papers of Benjamin Henry Latrobe (3 vols.; New Haven, 1984–88). description ends , 2:945–49).

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