Washington. To James McHenry. Refers to the senate bill for more ships and the military bill to augment the Army by twenty regiments. Those who were the most ardent for war, at the last Session, have become greatly cooled in their zeal.
Washington. To James McHenry. Reports on conflicting rumors about Napoleon and on a bill relative to seamen which may be intended to deceive the people and throw all the blame for the war on Great Britain.