Property Listing of James Madison, Sr., Estate, ca. 10 March 1801 (Abstract)
§ Property Listing of James Madison, Sr., Estate
Ca. 10 March 1801. Lists JM’s valuation of slaves and land (except Montpelier) to be divided among the surviving children, the heirs of two deceased sons, and Nelly Conway Madison.
Ms (DLC). 2 pp.; in JM’s hand; written in pencil. Filed at the end of 1787 in the Madison Papers (DLC). As executor for his father’s estate, JM was responsible for a division of the elder Madison’s property following his death on 27 Feb. 1801.
“Property Listing of James Madison, Sr., Estate, ca. 10 March 1801 (Abstract),” Founders Online, National Archives, last modified October 5, 2016, http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Madison/02-01-02-0016. [Original source: The Papers of James Madison, Secretary of State Series, vol. 1, 4 March–31 July 1801, ed. Robert J. Brugger, Robert A. Rutland, Robert Rhodes Crout, Jeanne K. Sisson, and Dru Dowdy. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1986, p. 11.]