§ From Thomas B. Johnson
11 February 1810, New Orleans. Thanks JM for his “flattering sanction given to the recommendation of my friends” who have urged his reappointment as postmaster at New Orleans. Expresses gratitude for “this mark of your personal approbation.”
RC (DLC). 1 p. Johnson was John Quincy Adams’s brother-in-law (PJM-PS description begins Robert A. Rutland et al., eds., The Papers of James Madison: Presidential Series (2 vols. to date; Charlottesville, Va., 1984-). description ends , 1:152 nn.).