James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Christopher Ellery, 27 May 1803

From Christopher Ellery

Newport May 27. 1803.


I am requested by my friend, Mr. Robbins,1 who is a Counsellor of the first reputation in this State, to inclose the within letter,2 which he has taken the liberty to address you in behalf of Mr. Thomas Eldred—and I embrace the opportunity to say that I have no doubt of the truth of the facts stated respecting the Citizenship of Mr. Eldred. I am most respectfully your hum. sert.

Christ. Ellery3

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