United States of America, In Senate, May the 8th: 1792.
Resolved, That if the President of the United States shall conclude a Treaty with the Government of Algiers for the establishment of peace with them at an expense not exceeding forty thousand dollars paid at the signature, and a sum not exceeding twenty five thousand dollars to be paid annually afterwards during the continuance of the Treaty, the Senate will approve the same.—And in case such treaty be concluded, and the President of the United States shall also conclude a convention or treaty with the Government of Algiers for the ransom of the thirteen Americans in Captivity there, for a sum not exceeding forty thousand dollars, all expenses included, that the Senate will also approve such convention or Treaty.—
(signed) Sam. A. Otis Secretary
Tr (DLC); in a clerk’s hand; at head of text: “Copy.” Tr (DNA: RG 59, SDR).