James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Stanley Griswold, 12 November 1806

Detroit 12. Nov. 1806.


As the extraordinary letter enclosed has been made public by the legislative board, I have been requested by several gentlemen to transmit it to your department, in order that the writer and his proceedings may receive a fair consideration at the seat of government. I add no more, but that most of the things stated in the letter are without even a semblance of foundation, and the writer is by many seriously considered in a state of unhappy lunacy, or partial derangement. I have the honor to be, with grea⟨t respect,⟩ Sir, Your most obedient Serva⟨nt,⟩

Stanley Griswo⟨ld⟩

DNA: RG 59—Territorial Papers—TP, Michigan.

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