12 September 1801, Charleston, South Carolina. Transmits statements of federal circuit court docket, delayed by the absence of clerk owing to ill health and the long indisposition of his deputy.
RC (DNA: RG 59, ML). 1 p. Parker was district attorney for South Carolina (PJM-SS description begins Robert J. Brugger et al., eds., The Papers of James Madison: Secretary of State Series (2 vols. to date; Charlottesville, Va., 1986—). description ends , 1:459 n. 4). Enclosures not found, but the figures are in Jefferson’s annual message to Congress, 8 Dec. 1801 (ASP description begins American State Papers: Documents, Legislative and Executive, of the Congress of the United States … (38 vols.; Washington, 1832–61). description ends , Misc., 1:319, 324; see also JM to Jefferson, 25 Feb. 1802).