James Madison Papers

To James Madison from the Governor of Virginia, 9 January 1790

From the Governor of Virginia

Richmond January 9th. 1790.


In pursuance of the Directions of the General Assembly, I do myself the honour to transmit to you an Act—Concerning the erection of the district of Kentucky into an Independant State.1 I have the Honour &c.

Beverley Randolph.

FC (Executive Letter Book description begins Executive Letter Book, manuscript in Virginia State Library. description ends ). Addressed to the Virginia representatives and senators in Congress. In a clerk’s hand. Enclosure not found (see n. 1).

1See Hening, Statutes description begins William Waller Hening, ed., The Statutes at Large; Being a Collection of All the Laws of Virginia, from the First Session of the Legislature, in the Year 1619 (13 vols.; Richmond and Philadelphia, 1819–23). description ends , XIII, 17–21.

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