James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Nathaniel Pope, 5 September 1816

Kaskaskia Septr. 5th. 1816


Having offered to serve the people of Illinois in Congress I beg leave to resign the Office of Secretary of the Illinois Territory, which I now hold. I tender you assurances of High consideration and have the honor to be Sir Yr. obt. Servt.

Nathl. Pope

DNA: RG 59--LRD—Letters of Resignation and Declination.

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