James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Jonathan Jennings, 4 May 1812

From Jonathan Jennings

4th. of May ’12.


In compliance with the request of several citizens of the Territory which I represent, I have to suggest, that there exists apprehensions of a want a sufficent number of arms and a sufficient quantity of ammunition for the defence of that portion of the country from the apprehended attacks of the Indians. With much respect I am obediently

Jonathan Jennings

RC (DNA: RG 107, LRUS, J-1812).

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