George Washington Papers

Samuel A. Otis, Sr., to Bartholomew Dandridge, Jr., 31 January 1794

Samuel A. Otis, Sr., to Bartholomew Dandridge, Jr.

In Senate of the United States. Jany 31st 1794.


There is a standing order of Senate that I lay before the President of the United States, from time to time, a copy of their records, when acting in their Executive capacity. This I have done to the close of the last session, and left the book in which the proceedings are copied with the President of the U. States, which if you will procure to be returned by the bearer, I will continue the copy.1 I am Sir your most humble Sert

Sam. A. Otis Secy

LS, DNA: RG 59, Miscellaneous Letters.

1The second session of the Second Congress, 1791–93, ended on 2 March 1793, but the Senate convened for a special one-day session on 4 March. For a printed version of the records kept by Otis, see Senate Executive Journal description begins Journal of the Executive Proceedings of the Senate of the United States of America: From the commencement of the First, to the termination of the Nineteenth Congress. Vol. 1. Washington, D.C., 1828. description ends , Vol. 1.

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