James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Charles Pinkney, 6 December 1808

Wednesday December 6: 1808 In Columbia

Dear Sir

I have the honor & pleasure to inform you that I have just signed all the necessary Lists of our Electors & official papers necessary to be authenticated by the Executive & that You have this day recieved the unanimous Vote of the State as President & that our Legislature was unanimous in the choice of Electors so far as that they recieved, Some 135 & others near that out of 136 the whole number of Votes, & to congratulate you on the certainty of your election generally & handsomely every where except perhaps in New England. I am with respect dear Sir & great regard always Your’s Truly

Charles Pinckney

DLC: Papers of James Madison.

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