James Madison Papers

From James Madison to William Lee, 1 September 1806

Department of State, September 1st: 1806.


I have received your letter of the 26th. of June requesting leave to visit the United States. This permission is readily accorded, and the substitute you leave is to be of your choice, in order to constitute a responsibility in you for his acts. I am &c:

James Madison

DNA: RG 59—IC—Instructions to Consuls.

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