To James Madison from Andrew Lyle, 19 August 1803 (Abstract)
§ From Andrew Lyle
19 August 1803, New Brunswick. Tenders his resignation as surveyor of the port of New Brunswick in the district of Amboy because of “ill health” and “the pressure of domestic avocations.”
RC (DNA: RG 59, LRD). 1 p.; docketed by Jefferson: “Lyle Andrew to mr. Madison. resigns office of Surveyor of New Brunswick. enquire Doctr. Condit.” Lyle had been appointed surveyor by Jefferson on 10 Mar. 1802 (Senate Exec. Proceedings description begins Journal of the Executive Proceedings of the Senate of the United States of America (3 vols.; Washington, 1828). description ends , 1:409).
“To James Madison from Andrew Lyle, 19 August 1803 (Abstract),” Founders Online, National Archives, last modified October 5, 2016, http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Madison/02-05-02-0346. [Original source: The Papers of James Madison, Secretary of State Series, vol. 5, 16 May–31 October 1803, ed. David B. Mattern, J. C. A. Stagg, Ellen J. Barber, Anne Mandeville Colony, and Bradley J. Daigle. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 2000, p. 326.]