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Fragment of a note by James Madison in re "the power to establish a Bank", January 1836

a paper prepared by Mr. Madison a short time before his death, in which he re-examined the question of the power to establish a Bank—written in consequence of its having been represented, that his signature of the Bank bill proceeded from a change of opinion on his part, of the constitutional power of Congress on that subject—

Ms (fragment) (ViU).

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