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DISTRICT OF MASSACHUSETTS, TO WIT:
DISTRICT CLERK'S OFFICE. BE it remembered, that on the twenty-eighth day of October, A. D. 1816, and in the forty-first year of the Independence of the United States of American Thomas B. Wait and Sons, of the said district, have deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof they claim as proprietors, in the words fol. lowing, to wit:
“ State Papers and Publick Documents of the United States, from the accession of George Washington to the Presidency, exhibiting a complete view of our Foreign Relations since that time. lo ten volumes. Second edition. Published under the patronage of Congress. Including Confidential Documents, now first published.”
In conformity to the act of the Congress of the United States, entitled, “An act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned :" and also to an act, entitled, “ An act supplementary to an act, entitled, An act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned; and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of Designing, Engraving and Etching Historical, and other Prints."
JNO. W. DAVIS,
into Christiansand, Holstein,Sleswick, and Danish islands 232
Message, Nov. 7, 1811, transmitting Turreau's letter of Nov.
14, 1810, and Serrurier's of July 23, 1811
Message, Nov. 13, 1811, transmitting correspondence be-
tween Messrs. Monroe and Foster, and termination of
difference relative to Chesapeake
FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES TO THE
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. DEC. 31, 1810.
I lay before the House of Representatives a supplemental report of the Secretary of State, containing information, received since the date of my last message, on the subject of their resolution of the 21st instant.
Department of State, Dec. 31, 1810. Sir,--Having just received from general Armstrong the enclosed communication, (marked Ď) I hasten to transmit it to you, as a supplement to the report which I had the honour of laying before you on the 28th of this month.
With the highest respect and consideration, I have the honour to be, &c.
R. SMITH. The President of the United States.
Washington, Dec. 29, 1810. Sir,-In giving the few papers I brought with me another examination, I have found the enclosed extract from the minutes of the French council of commerce of the 12th of September last. Having a connection with the subject of my letter of yesterday, I have the honour of transmitting it to you, and at the same time of renewing the assurances of my very high consideration.
JOHN ARMSTRONG. Hon Robert Smith, Secretary of State. VOL. VIII.
TRANSLATION. Extract from the Minutes of the Office of the Secretary
of State. At the Palace of St. Cloud, Sept. 12, 1810. Napoleon, emperor of the French, king of Italy, protector of the confederation of the Rhine, and mediator of the Swiss confederation :
Upon the report of our minister of the interior:
After having heard our council of the administration of the finances, and in conformity with our decree of the 5th of August, 1810.
We have decreed and do decree as follows:
Art. 1. The duties of entry upon the articles of merchandise hereafter mentioned, are regulated in the following manner :
francs. cents. American pot ash, per quintal
30 00 Hides in the hair, American, the piece,
2 50 Fish-oil, per quintal, decimal
25 00 Cod fish, idem,
10 00 Dried fish, idem,
8 00 Elephants' teeth, idem,
400 00 Tortoise shell, idem,
1,500 00 Mother of pearl, idem,
200 00 American rice, idem,
20 00 idem,
600 00 Vanilla, per killogramme,
60 00 Bark, red, idem,
10 00 yellow, idem,
4 00 grey rolled, idem,
7 40 Rheubarb, idem,
6 00 Ipecacuanha, idem,
12 00 Shumach, per quintal decimal,
30 00 Ginger, idem,
30 00 Pimento, (see the decree of August 5) Black pepper, Cassia Lignea, idem, Cinnamon Ord. “ Casse ou Canefice," per quintal,
150 00 Rocou,
200 00 Ordrilla, “ Curcuma,"