James Madison Papers

To James Madison from United States House of Representatives, 28 February 1816

February 28th. 1816.

On motion of Mr. Parris

Resolved, that the President of the U.S. be requested to cause to be laid before this House a statement of the number of impressed American Seamen confined in Dartmoor Prison, the number surrendered, given up, or taken from on board British vessels, captured during the late war, together with their places of residence respectively.

Ordered that Mr. Parris and Mr. ⟨Tate⟩ be a committee to present the above resolution to the President of the United States.

Attest Tho. Dougherty


DNA: RG 59—ML—Miscellaneous Letters.

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