James Madison Papers

From James Madison to James Barbour, 26 February 1814

To James Barbour

Washington Feby. 26. 1814.


Your letter of the 17th. inst. accompanied by a Resolution of the House of Delegates of Virginia has been duly received.

An Engineer has been designated to make a further examination & report, with respect to Fort Powhatan; and it is intended to strengthen its works, and to place therein a suitable Garrison. Accept assurances of my consideration and esteem

James Madison

RC (Vi: Executive Papers); FC (DLC). FC in Edward Coles’s hand; docketed by JM.

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