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    • Wheaton, Joseph
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    • Madison, James
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The enclosed copy of a Statement (correctly made,) is some evidence of the truth of the memorial presented to the House of Representatives United States in N. York when you was a member of it, and which with your aid gave me the appointment of Sergeant at Arms to that Honorable Body, with that memorial and the enclosed Statement, and your personal knowledge of me for thirty years past, with...
Last autumn I had the honor to enclose to your address, my pamphlet, “an appeal to Congress from the decision of the accounting officers of the War Department for compensation while detained by their orders in the Settlement of my public accounts, and for Extra Service,[”] Which so far as respected myself could have been Settled much earlier, but was prolonged unnecessarily, by the accounting...
By the above you will See I am making an humble effort to get into the Sun Shine of the House of Representatives a Situation I was dr[i]ven from by the intreagues & false representations of Gideon Granger opperating on certain minds. Will you have the goodness to afford me your influence with your friend Mr. Barber. I am very poor, and it is not an error to say by the injustice of the 3d...
Will you have the goodness to forward the enclosed with Such remarks as you may feel yourself authorised to make in my favor—and my gratitude Shall be equal to the obligation, and accept the assurance of My continued & unremitting regard RC ( DLC ). Docketed by JM . The enclosure has not been identified, but it most likely related to Wheaton’s attempts to solicit the office of sergeant at arms...