James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Thomas Willing, 1 July 1806

Philadelphia July 1st. 1806.


The Consulate of the United States for the Island of St. Thomas having become vacant We the undersigned beg leave to recommend George Taylor Esqr. now resident at that Island as a proper person to fill the said office. Mr. Taylor is a Native Citizen of the United States, a Gentleman of strict veracity, and we deem him in every respect well qualified for the situation to which we now propose him.

Th G Willing

William Bell

John Leamy Jr

⟨   ⟩nor & Harris

Clement Biddle

Jas. ⟨   ⟩ore

Savage Dignan

Josa: Gilpin

Joshua Fisher

James Good

John Allen

Jno. Meany

Simon Gratzby

Charles Ness

Geo Latimer

Joseph Fagert

Edwd: Tilghman Junr

N. M. Biddle

John Clement Stocker

Geo. Harrison

Fanshall Hollinsworth

John Robinson

Thomas Biddle

Willing & Curwen

Ralph Peters

DNA: RG 59—LAR—Letters of Application and Recommendation.

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