James Madison Papers

From James Madison to Alexander J. Dallas, 26 August 1815

26 August 1815

In pursuance of the authority vested in the President of the United States by the Act of Congress passed on the 3d: day of March, 1809, entitled "An Act further to amend the Several Acts for the establishment and regulation of the Treasury, War, and Navy Departments", I do hereby direct, that out of the balance of the Appropriation for building barges, there be applied One hundred thousand dollars to Repairs of Vessels. Given under my hand this 26th: day of August, in the Year of Our Lord, 1815.

(signed) James Madison

DNA: RG 45—Letters to Federal Executive Agents.

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