January 22, 1813
To the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States:
I transmit, for the information of Congress, copies of a correspondence between John Mitchell, agent for American prisoners of war at Halifax, and the British admiral commanding at that station.
I transmit, for the like purpose, copies of a letter from Commodore Rodgers to the Secretary of the Navy,
James Madison, Special Message Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/205710