James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Nicholas Fish, 19 September 1816

Williamsport, Septr. 19. 1816.


In consequence of indisposition it is impossible for me any longer to discharge the duties of Collector for the 21st. district of Pennsylvania. I therefore beg leave to resign the appointment which I now hold tendering you my thanks for the confidence you have been pleased to repose in me. I am with great respect your Excellencys humble servant,

Nichs. Fish

DNA: RG 58—Records of the Internal Revenue Service.

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