James Madison Papers

To James Madison from William Hull, 26 July 1807

Detroit 26th. July: 1807.


A Contemptible faction here influenced by a Number of British Subjects, are opposing ⟨ev⟩ery measure of Government, and I have this moment been informed, have sent a represen⟨t⟩ation to the President. It is here viewed with so much Contempt that no measures ⟨h⟩ave been taken to counteract it.

All I request, at present is, that no unfavorable opinion may be formed, until the true ⟨s⟩tate of things are made known

I am sorry to communicate, that the Secretary of the Territory, and the Receiver of public Monies associate with these people I am very Respectfully Your Most Obedient Servant

William Hull.

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

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