James Madison Papers

From James Madison to Simon Snyder, 8 July 1809

To Simon Snyder

Washington July 8th. 1809


Not having received your letter of the 20th. Ult: covering a Resolution of the Legislature of Pa. on the subject of Wts. & measrs untill Congress had adjourned, I think it proper to intimate this circumstance as an explanation of the failure to comply with the wish of the Legislature that the Resolution should be presented to Congs. at that Session.

Draft (DLC). Docketed by JM.

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