This is President Madison's summary of the entire war to date at the end of 1813, and offers to Congress
his view of each of the major battles throughout that year.
Pages: front, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
In July of 1813 President Madison asked for an embargo by Congress in this message, view message.
Two days after sending Congress a detailed summary of the war efforts in 1813, on December 9th President Madison sent this second request for an embargo and also additional rules for dealing with privateers.
Pages: 1, 2
Copy of the letter sent by Augustus John Foster, Minister to US 1811 to Secretary of State James Monroe
- June 1, 1812 - view letter
This document provides a look at the entire list of items shipped abroad by the United States to France at the time of the Chesapeake-Leopard Affair: October of 1806 to September of 1807 List of Products of Soil and Manufacture of the United States shipped abroad to France, and signed by the French Minister of Foreign Relations, the Duke of Bassano- view document