December 16th 1818.
In obedience to a resolution of the House of Repre-
sentatives of the United States, passed on the 4th day of
April, 1818, requiring a particular statement of the expendi-
ture of the appropriations made by several acts of Congress,
specified in said resolution, I have the honor to report a
copy of a statement, received from the Fourth Auditor of
the Treasury, accompanied by documents marked A, B,
C, D, and E, which contain all the information in possession
of this Department, having relation to the objects of inquiry
in said resolution.
All which is respectfully submitted,
The honorable the Speaker
J. C. CALHOUN,
Acting Secretary of the Navy,
House of Representatives.
Letter from Constant Freeman to Treasury Department
Letters from Charles Biddle, Jr.