To James Madison from Samuel Eddy, 6 January 1802 (Abstract)
§ From Samuel Eddy
6 January 1802, Secretary’s Office, State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations. Transmits copy of the public acts passed by the Rhode Island legislature during the past year.
FC (R-Ar: Letters from the Governor). 1 p. Republican Samuel Eddy was Rhode Island secretary of state from 1798 until his election to the House of Representatives in 1819 (Edward Field, ed., State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations at the End of the Century: A History [3 vols.; Boston, 1902], 3:164).
“To James Madison from Samuel Eddy, 6 January 1802 (Abstract),” Founders Online, National Archives, last modified October 5, 2016, http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Madison/02-02-02-0542. [Original source: The Papers of James Madison, Secretary of State Series, vol. 2, 1 August 1801 – 28 February 1802, ed. Mary A. Hackett, J. C. A. Stagg, Jeanne Kerr Cross, and Susan Holbrook Perdue. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1993, p. 369.]