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Letter not found. 9 July 1787. Mentioned in JM to James Madison, Sr., 28 July 1787 . Concerned activities of slaves, weather conditions, and poor crops.
Letter not found. 9 August 1788 . Acknowledged in JM to James Madison, Sr., 18 Aug. 1788 . Encloses a paper setting forth the claim of [Francis?] Triplett.
Letter not found. 28 April 1786. Mentioned in JM’s letter to Monroe, 13 May 1786 , and Monroe’s letter to JM, 18 May 1786 . Related to the speculation in which Monroe purchased land in the Mohawk Valley for JM and himself. Monroe expressed an interest in taking a journey with JM to see the lands, and discussed odd appearance of two conventions sitting simultaneously with similar powers to...
Letter not found. ca. 20 November 1786. Mentioned in JM’s letter of 7 December 1786 to his father . Made business inquiries of JM as to who was to receive the tobacco for Anderson’s brother; the discount rate of indents in Richmond; and whether these loan office certificates for his tax payments were obtainable.
Letter not found. 16 February 1786. In this letter, mentioned in JM’s letter of 19 March 1786 to Monroe , Monroe proposed a joint purchase of land in the Mohawk Valley from one Taylor. In the letter he also discussed the possibilities of reforming the Confederation and the inadequate powers of the Virginia commissioners if a convention were to undertake such a reform.
Letter not found. 17 February 1787 . Mentioned in JM’s letter to his father, dated 1 April 1787 . Contained an inquiry concerning the Andover Iron Works, their ability to supply iron, whether they would deliver at Philadelphia, and the price.
[ Paris, 4 July 1785 . Entry in SJL reads: “Madison, Monroe & Hardy. Letters of recommendation for W. T. Franklin.” None of these letters has been found; but see TJ to Monroe, 5 July 1785 .]
Letter not found. 24 December 1785. Mentioned by JM in his answer of 27 December . His father apparently raised a question about the petition for a final settlement of the Harry Beverley estate.
Letter not found. ca. 12–14 November 1785. Mentioned by JM in his 18 November answer to his father , and carried from Orange by Captain Barbour. The elder Madison had inquired about “Turpin in the land office,” and requested copies of some journals. Tobacco prices also were discussed.
I have recd. your favor of the 9th. inclosing a paper from Mr. Triplet. The case is stated so imperfectly that it is impossible for me to take any step for bringing it before Congress, if that should be proper. Mr. R. Morris I am told will be here soon, and I shall endeavour then to supply the omitted circumstances. In the meantime Mr. Triplet may either make out a fuller statement & forward...