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From James Madison to David Gelston (Abstract), 25 May 1805

§ To David Gelston

25 May 1805, Department of State. “The District Attornies of Pennsylvania, New York, Connecticut & Massachusetts have been requested to send to your care the laws of their several States.1 They are intended for the use of the Government of the Michegan Territory, as are the laws of the U: States, which you will receive herewith. Be pleased to forward them to Govr. Hull at Detroit.”

Letterbook copy (DNA: RG 59, DL, vol. 14). 1 p.

1Circular Letter to the District Attorneys of Pennsylvania, New York, Connecticut, and Massachusetts, 25 May 1805.

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