To the House of Representatives of the United States:
I transmit herewith a report* from the Secretary of War, containing the information requested in the resolution of the House of Representatives of the 29th ultimo.
* Relating to the settlement of the accounts of Major-General Gaines, etc.
In order to a full understanding of the matter I have deemed it proper to transmit with the information requested a copy of the reply of the Adjutant-General to Brevet Major-General Gaines, with the documents to which it refers.
John Tyler, Special Message Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/200995