James Madison Papers

JM Resolution on Repeal of the Embargo, 23 January 1809

ca. 23 Jan. 1809

Resolved as the opinion of this House that the U. S. ought not to delay beyond the [  ] day of [  ] to repeal the embargo and to resume maintain & defend the navigation of the High seas, against any nation or nations having in force Edicts orders or decrees violating the lawful Commerce and neutral rights of the U States.

NHi: Papers of Albert Gallatin.

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