James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Thomas Munroe, 19 January 1811 (Abstract)

§ From Thomas Munroe

19 January 1811, Superintendent’s Office, Washington. Transmits an account of the moneys expended on the Capitol from its commencement until 14 Jan. 1811 as required by the resolution of the House of Representatives of that date.

RC and enclosure (DNA: RG 233, President’s Messages, 11A-D1). RC 1 p. Enclosure (1 p.) is a statement showing that the sum of $761,485.04 had been spent on the Capitol since 1801. JM forwarded the RC and enclosure to the House of Representatives in his message of 25 Feb. 1811.

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