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From James Madison to Albert Gallatin, [5 October] 1809

To Albert Gallatin

Thursday Morning. [5 October 1809]1

Dr Sir

Mr. Smith has had an official conversation with Mr. Jackson, and is to see him again today at One OC. He is to be with me in the mean time at ½ after 10, when I wish you to join the consultation.

J. M.

RC (NHi: Gallatin Papers). Docketed by Gallatin. For conjectural date, see n. 1.

1The only Thursday falling between 3 Oct., when British minister Francis James Jackson presented his credentials to JM, and 9 Oct., when conversations with him were summarily ended, was 5 Oct. (Brant, Madison description begins Irving Brant, James Madison (6 vols.; Indianapolis and New York, 1941-61). description ends , 5:88; ASP description begins American State Papers: Documents, Legislative and Executive, of the Congress of the United States ... (38 vols.; Washington, 1832-61). description ends , Foreign Relations, 3:308).

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