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1 Madison, James Adams, John To John Adams from James Madison, 3 February 1795 1795-02-03 I have been induced to this delay in acknowledging your letter of the 23d, inclosing one to you...
2 Madison, James Hamilton, Alexander To Alexander Hamilton from James Madison, 19 November … 1789-11-19 I was too much indisposed for some time after the receipt of your favor of the 12 Octr. to comply...
3 Madison, James Hamilton, Alexander To Alexander Hamilton from James Madison, [20–28 … 1789-11-28 The bearer will deliver two of your books which have been some time in my hands. I add to them a...
4 Madison, James Washington, George To George Washington from James Madison, 20 November … 1789-11-20 It was my purpose to have dropped you a few lines from Philada but I was too much indisposed...
5 Madison, James Washington, George To George Washington from James Madison, 5 December … 1789-12-05 Since my last I have been furnished with the inclosed copy of the letter from the Senators of...
6 Madison, James Washington, George To George Washington from James Madison, 4 January 1790 1790-01-04 After being detained 8 or 10 days beyond the intended commencement of my Journey, by the critical...
7 Madison, James Washington, George Memorandum from James Madison, 29 August 1790 1790-08-29 “The act for establishing the temporary and permanent seats of the Government of the U. States”...
8 Madison, James Washington, George To George Washington from James Madison, 21 February … 1791-02-21 Copy of a paper made out & sent to the President at his request, to be ready in case his judgment...
9 Madison, James Madison’s Conversations with Washington, 5–25 May 1792 1792-05-05 Substance of a Conversation with the President In consequence of a note this morning from the...
10 Madison, James Washington, George To George Washington from James Madison, 20 June 1792 1792-06-20 Having been left to myself, for some days past, I have made use of the opportunity for bestowing...
11 Madison, James Enclosure: Madison’s Draft of the Farewell Address, 20 … 1792-06-20 The period which will close the appointment with which my fellow citizens have honoured me, being...
12 Madison, James Washington, George To George Washington from James Madison, 14 December … 1792-12-14 Mr Madison presents his respectful compliments to the President, and informs him that Mr...
13 Madison, James Washington, George To George Washington from James Madison, 24 October … 1793-10-24 Your letter of the 14th instant did not arrive till sunday night, and being not then at home, I...
14 Madison, James Washington, George To George Washington from James Madison, 12 February … 1794-02-12 Mr Madison presents his respectful compliments to the President, and begs leave to lay before him...
15 Madison, James Washington, George To George Washington from James Madison, 12 February … 1796-02-12 Mr Madison presents his respectful compliments to the President of the United States, with a...
16 Madison, James Washington, George To George Washington from James Madison, 1 December … 1796-12-01 J. Madison presents his respectful compliments to the President & returns the Treatise on small...
17 Madison, James Washington, George To George Washington from James Madison, 25 May 1796 1796-05-25 Mr Madison presents his respectful compliments to the President, and begs to mention the wish of...
18 Madison, James Address of the President to Congress, [30 April] 1789 1789-04-30 The term had not yet been coined, but JM was ghostwriting speeches for Washington during the...
19 Madison, James Tonnage Duties, [4 May] 1789 1789-05-04 Before this day’s debate began, JM gave notice that on 25 May he would introduce the subject of...
20 House of Representatives Washington, George Address of the House of Representatives to the … 1789-05-05 The Representatives of the People of the United States present their congratulations on the event...
21 Madison, James Tonnage Duties, [5 May] 1789 1789-05-05 Jackson moved to lower the proposed duty on vessels from nations having commercial treaties with...
22 Madison, James Hawkins, Benjamin From James Madison to Benjamin Hawkins, 5 May 1789 1789-05-05 Letter not found. 5 May 1789. Acknowledged in Hawkins to JM, 1 June 1789 . Encloses draft of the...
23 Madison, James Tonnage Duties, [7 May] 1789 1789-05-07 JM moved to lower the tonnage duty on ships of countries which had no alliance with the United...
24 Madison, James Jefferson, Thomas From James Madison to Thomas Jefferson, 9 May 1789 1789-05-09 My last was of the 29th. March. A few days ago I had the pleasure of yours of the 12. Jany. I...
25 Madison, James Import Duties, [9 May] 1789 1789-05-09 The impost bill, first read on 5 May, was under consideration by the Committee of the Whole....
26 Madison, James Randolph, Edmund From James Madison to Edmund Randolph, 10 May 1789 1789-05-10 Whilst I thank you for your favr of the 23d. Ult: I must remind you that it does not contain the...
27 Madison, James Title for the President, [11 May] 1789 1789-05-11 The debate concerned a title for the executive office. Should the House appoint a committee to...
28 Madison, James Import Duties, [12 May] 1789 1789-05-12 The committee had resumed consideration of the impost bill. The question was whether to strike...
29 Madison, James Monroe, James From James Madison to James Monroe, 13 May 1789 1789-05-13 I have been favored with yours of April . The newspapers will have given you some idea of our...
30 Madison, James Import Duty on Slaves, [13 May] 1789 1789-05-13 Parker moved to fix a duty of ten dollars on each slave imported into the United States. Some...
31 Madison, James Import Duties, [15 May] 1789 1789-05-15 JM moved to add a clause to the impost bill limiting its duration. Mr. Madison . When he offered...
32 Madison, James Pendleton, Edmund From James Madison to Edmund Pendleton, 17 May 1789 1789-05-17 Your favor of the 3d. instant was not recd. till two days ago. It is not certain however that the...
33 Madison, James Removal Power of the President, [19 May] 1789 1789-05-19 The House took up the establishment of executive departments. JM moved the creation of foreign...
34 Madison, James Treasury Department, [20 May] 1789 1789-05-20 Gerry proposed to place the treasury in the hands of three commissioners. Baldwin preferred a...
35 Madison, James Trist, Eliza House From James Madison to Eliza House Trist, 21 May 1789 1789-05-21 Your favor of the 15th. gave me the first information of Browse’s illness. I hope his recovery is...
36 Madison, James Citizenship, [22 May] 1789 1789-05-22 The House took up the petition of David Ramsay, who claimed that the election of William Smith of...
37 Madison, James Jefferson, Thomas From James Madison to Thomas Jefferson, 23 May 1789 1789-05-23 This will I expect be handed you by a young gentleman, Mr. Colden, the son of an amiable lady of...
38 Madison, James Jefferson, Thomas From James Madison to Thomas Jefferson, 27 May 1789 1789-05-27 Since my last which was written on sunday last and included an introduction of young Mr. Colden...
39 Madison, James Randolph, Edmund From James Madison to Edmund Randolph, 31 May 1789 1789-05-31 I have been favored with yours of the 19th. instant and thank you for the answer to Mr. St....
40 Madison, James Notes for Speech in Congress, [ca. 8 June] 1789 1789-06-08 Reasons urging amendts. 1. to prove fedts. friends to liberty 2. remove remaining inquietudes 3....
41 Madison, James Amendments to the Constitution, [8 June] 1789 1789-06-08 On 25 May, the day assigned to take up amendments, JM moved to postpone the subject for two weeks...
42 Madison, James Jefferson, Thomas From James Madison to Thomas Jefferson, 13 June 1789 1789-06-13 The letter herewith enclosed from Col: H. Lee with the papers accompanying it fully explain...
43 Madison, James Randolph, Edmund From James Madison to Edmund Randolph, 15 June 1789 1789-06-15 The inclosed paper contains the proposition made on Monday last on the subject of amendments. It...
44 Madison, James Removal Power of the President, [16 June] 1789 1789-06-16 The Committee of the Whole took up the bill establishing a department of foreign affairs. Smith...
45 Madison, James Randolph, Edmund From James Madison to Edmund Randolph, 17 June 1789 1789-06-17 The inclosed bill relating to the Judiciary has been just introduced into the Senate. Having not...
46 Madison, James Removal Power of the President, [17 June] 1789 1789-06-17 Debate continued on the clause in the bill establishing a foreign affairs department that...
47 Madison, James Removal Power of the President, [18 June] 1789 1789-06-18 The removal clause in the bill establishing a foreign affairs department was still under...
48 Madison, James Johnston, Samuel From James Madison to Samuel Johnston, 21 June 1789 1789-06-21 I lost no time in handing to the President the address inclosed in your favor of the 22 of May,...
49 Madison, James Lee, Henry From James Madison to Henry Lee, 21 June 1789 1789-06-21 It was fortunate that a duplicate of your letter to Mr. Jefferson went so soon from Alexandria....
50 Madison, James Pendleton, Edmund From James Madison to Edmund Pendleton, 21 June 1789 1789-06-21 The last favor for which I am to thank you is of June 9th. For some time past I have been obliged...