Resolutions of New York Assembly concerning the defense of New Orleans, 4 April 1815
State of New York,
April 4, 1815.
Resolved unanimously, (if the Hon: the Senate concur herein) as the sense of this Legislature, that Major General Andrew Jackson, and the Gallant officers and soldiers under his command, for their noble defence of the City of New Orleans, especially in the ever memorable conflict of the Eighth of January last, do eminently deserve the unanimous applause of their country.
Resolved unanimously, (if the Hon the Senate concur herein) That the thanks of this Legislature be, and they are hereby presented to Major General Andrew Jackson, and the Brave Officers and Soldiers under his command, for the heroic and glorious achievements.
Resolved unanimously, (if the Hon: the Senate Concur herein) That the thanks of this Legislature be and they are hereby presented to Commodore Daniel T. Patterson, and the officers, Seamen and marines, under his command for their gallant & skilful cooperation in repelling the Invasion of that important portion of our Territory.
Resolved unanimously, (if the Hon: the Senate Concur herein) That these resolutions be signed by the President of the Senate and Speaker of the House of Assembly: That His Excellency The Governor be, and he is hereby requested to transmit a copy of the same to Major General Jackson and Commodore Patterson, who are also hereby requested to Communicate to their brave associates in arms the grateful Sense which this Legislature entertain of their Signal services, in Such manner as they may deem consonant with the occasion.
By order of the Assembly,
S. Young, Speaker
State of New York,
Ass Senate, April 7. 1815.
Resolved unanimously, That the Senate do concur with the Hon: the Assembly in their preceding Resolutions.
By order of the Senate,
John Tayler, President