James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Israel Smith, 19 January 1808

Washington Jany. 19th. 1808


We take the Liberty to recomend James Witherill Esqr. ⟨of Ver⟩, Chief Justice of the County of Rutland in that State as A proper person for a Judge of the Territory of Michigan. He is A man of Talents & Urbanity & will be useful to the Government wherever he is placed. We are very respectfully your very Hble. Servts.

Israel Smith

Gideon Olin

M Lyon

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

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