James Madison Papers

To James Madison from John Mountz, 1 May 1813

From John Mountz

Geo. Town May 1. 1813.


I am requested to intimate to your Excellency, by several of the members of the Levy Court of Washington County in the District of Columbia that their term of Office will expire on the first monday of the present month of May, and that if it accords with your Excellency’s pleasure, the New Commission may be communicated to those appointed through me. With great respect I am your Excellency’s Most Obt. Servt.

John Mountz Clk1

Levy Court W. County
District of Cola.


1John Mountz (d. 1857) was clerk of Georgetown from 1791 to 1857 (William Tindall, “The Executives and Voters of Georgetown, District of Columbia,” Records of the Columbia Historical Society 24 [1922]: 103).

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