James Madison Papers

Memorandum to Thomas Jefferson, [1 January] 1805

Memorandum to Thomas Jefferson

[1 January 1805]

⟨Mr.⟩ Levy

Mr. Pinkney

Judge Livingston




J.T. Mason


RC (DLC: Jefferson Papers). Undated; date assigned here on the basis of Jefferson’s docket: “Departmt. State. recd. Jan. 1. 05. / Atty Genls.”

1Jefferson had asked members of his cabinet to suggest possible candidates to replace Levi Lincoln as attorney general (see Henry Dearborn to Jefferson, 2 Jan. 1805, Robert Smith to Jefferson, 2 Jan. 1805, and Albert Gallatin to Jefferson, 3 Jan. 1805, DLC: Jefferson Papers).

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