From James Madison to the Governor of Upper Canada, 5 May 1801 (Abstract)
§ To the Governor of Upper Canada [Peter Hunter]
5 May 1801, Department of State. Encloses certified copies of murder indictment and depositions against British soldier Levy Cole; requests extradition as provided for in article 27 of Jay treaty.
RC and enclosures (Public Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario); letterbook copy (DNA: RG 59, IC, vol. 1). RC 2 pp.; in a clerk’s hand, signed by JM; docketed by a clerk: “Recd. at York 28h Augt.” Enclosures 5 pp.
“From James Madison to the Governor of Upper Canada, 5 May 1801 (Abstract),” Founders Online, National Archives, last modified October 5, 2016, http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Madison/02-01-02-0190. [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. 142.]