Department of State, March 10th. 1807.
I have received your letter directed to Mr. Giles, and in his absence to me, dated 25th. Feby.. An act of Congress passed the 2d. day of the present month, giving a further time, of three years, to complete the location of the Virginia Military land warrants, and five years to return the surveys & warrants to the office of the Secretary of War. This law amongst others, will be published in a few days, in the National Intelligencer & Richmond Enquirer. I am &c.
DNA: RG 59—DL—Domestic Letters.