James Madison Papers

To James Madison from John Mason, 24 July 1811 (Abstract)

§ From John Mason

24 July 1811, Indian Office. Informs JM that Samuel Tupper, factor in the trading house at Sandusky, has asked permission to resign and suggests that Jacob B. Varnum of Massachusetts be appointed in his place.1

RC (DNA: RG 75, Letters Received by Superintendent of Indian Trade); letterbook copy (DNA: RG 75, Letters Sent by Superintendent of Indian Trade). RC 1 p.; with JM’s notation, “Approved.”

1Jacob B. Varnum was the son of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Joseph B. Varnum.

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