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1 Madison, James Washington, George To George Washington from James Madison, 21 December … 1780-12-21 We received this morning a letter subscribed by Peter Thornton informing us that he is the son of...
2 Madison, James Washington, George To George Washington from James Madison, 25 October … 1781-10-25 Amidst the Acclamations of Multitudes contending who shall applaud you most, accept, Sir, from...
3 Madison, James Washington, George To George Washington from James Madison, 29 April 1783 1783-04-29 I have been honored with your Excellency’s favor of the 22d inst: bearing testimony to the merits...
4 Madison, James Bradford, William From James Madison to William Bradford, 9 May 1775 1775-05-09 I this day received your favor by Mr Hoopes but have not yet got the articles I find came along...
5 Madison, James Henry, Patrick Address to Captain Patrick Henry and the Gentlemen … 1775-05-09 The committee for Orange county, met on Tuesday the 9th of May, taking into their consideration...
6 Madison, James Bradford, William From James Madison to William Bradford, 19 June 1775 1775-06-19 I received another acceptable pledge of your friendship two days ago in a letter dated June 2d....
7 Madison, James Bradford, William From James Madison to William Bradford, 28 July 1775 1775-07-28 I received your favor of the 10th. inst. and have since had a sight of the declaration and...
8 Mason, George Committee’s Proposed Article on Religion, [27–28 May … 1776-05-27 When the committee laid its amended draft of George Mason’s proposed Declaration of Rights before...
9 Madison, James Madison’s Amendments to the Declaration of Rights, [29 … 1776-05-29 There is no certain evidence known to the editors which fixes the time when either JM’s first or...
10 Madison, James Article on Religion Adopted by Convention, [12 June … 1776-06-12 16. That religion, or the duty which we owe to our Creator , and the manner of discharging it,...
11 Madison, James Bradford, William From James Madison to William Bradford, [ca. 21 May] … 1776-05-21 Ca. 21 May 1776 . In “A Memorandum Book,” Bradford noted on 28 May 1776: “This morning I recieved...
12 Madison, James Madison, James, Sr. From James Madison to James Madison, Sr., [1–15 June] … 1776-06-01 would be adviseable to make the best terms you can with him. I intend to apply myself to him on...
13 Madison, James Madison, James, Sr. From James Madison to James Madison, Sr., 27 June 1776 1776-06-27 I this day disposed of the Bill of Exchange I brought down to Col. Zane at 42%. and filled up the...
14 Madison, James Madison, James, Sr. From James Madison to James Madison, Sr., [29] March … 1777-03-29 The family have been pretty well since you left us except Anthony. He was taken on Wednesday...
15 Madison, James Defeated for Election to Virginia House of Delegates … 1777-04-24 In the election of Delegates to the Legislature for the ensuing year (1777), he was an...
16 Madison, James Madison, James, Sr. From James Madison to James Madison, Sr., 23 January … 1778-01-23 I got safe to this place on Tuesday following the day I left home, and at the earnest invitation...
17 Madison, James Madison, James, Sr. From James Madison to James Madison, Sr., 6 March 1778 1778-03-06 Since I wrote to you by Mr. Cave I have taken the freedom to give an order on Mr. Lee who is at...
18 Madison, James Bradford, William From James Madison to William Bradford, 23 March 1778 1778-03-23 An Express being just setting off for Head Quarters, I cannot help imparting to you some very...
19 Madison, James Session of Virginia Council of State, 7 April 1778 1778-04-07 present His Excellency Dudley Digges James Madison & David Jameson Bolling Stark Esquires The...
20 Madison, James Session of Virginia Council of State, 30 April 1778 1778-04-30 present His Excellency the Governor; John Page David Jameson & Dudley Digges James Madison jr...
21 Madison, James Session of Virginia Council of State, 1 May 1778 1778-05-01 present His Excellency; John Page James Madison & David Jameson Bolling Stark Esquires The...
22 Madison, James Session of Virginia Council of State, 25 May 1778 1778-05-25 present His Excellency; John Page Nathaniel Harrison Dudley Digges David Jameson & Thomas Walker...
23 Madison, James Session of Virginia Council of State, 27 November 1778 1778-11-27 present His Excellency; John Page Nathaniel Harrison Dudley Digges David Jameson Thomas Walker...
24 Madison, James Session of Virginia Council of State, 29 March 1779 1779-03-29 The official manuscript “Journal of the Council of State of Virginia,” from which the earlier...
25 Madison, James Madison, James, Sr. From James Madison to James Madison, Sr., 25 June 1779 1779-06-25 I have recd. from Mr. Hunter £2000. I shall not put it into the loan office as it is does not...
26 Madison, James Bradford, William From James Madison to William Bradford, 17 July 1779 1779-07-17 I had the pleasure of receiving yours of the 29th.[?] Ulto. by yesterday’s post, and agreeable to...
27 Madison, James Money, [September 1779–March 1780] 1779-09-01 Observations written posterior to the circular Address of Congress in Sept. 1779, and prior to...
28 Madison, James Advertisement for Missing Horse, 25 October 1779 1779-10-25 Strayed or stolen from the common of this city, a sorrel horse, about 12 years old, and upward of...
29 Madison, James Bradford, William From James Madison to William Bradford, [30 October–5 … 1779-10-30 satisfaction, a visit from I must own as your not any beneficial affects fro[m] a satisfaction...
30 Madison, James Madison, James, Sr. From James Madison to James Madison, Sr., 8 December … 1779-12-08 Having an opportunity by Mr. Collins I add a few lines to those I sent by Col. Burnley on the...
31 Madison, James Harrison, Benjamin From James Madison to Benjamin Harrison, 16 [December] … 1779-12-16 Being notified that the General Assembly have honoured me with a delegation to serve this...
32 Madison, James Madison, James, Sr. From James Madison to James Madison, Sr., 20 March 1780 1780-03-20 FC ( LC : Madison Papers). In this retained copy, JM omitted “Hon’d Sir,” his usual salutation...
33 Madison, James Jefferson, Thomas From James Madison to Thomas Jefferson, 27–28 March … 1780-03-27 RC ( LC : Madison Papers). Nothing under the title of news has occurred since I wrote last week...
34 Ellery, William Committee of Congress William Ellery and JM to the Committee of Congress at … 1780-05-05 Printed text (John Sanderson, ed., Biography of the Signers to the Declaration of Independence...
35 Madison, James Jefferson, Thomas From James Madison to Thomas Jefferson, 6 May 1780 1780-05-06 RC ( LC : Madison Papers). The manuscript is much faded and barely legible. In his old age JM...
36 Madison, James Page, John From James Madison to John Page[?], 8 May 1780 1780-05-08 RC (University of Chicago Library). Docketed: “James Madison, Philadelph[ia,] May 8th 1780” in a...
37 Madison, James Jefferson, Thomas From James Madison to Thomas Jefferson, 2 June 1780 1780-06-02 RC ( LC : Madison Papers). I have written several private letters to you since my arrival here,...
38 Madison, James Jefferson, Thomas From James Madison to Thomas Jefferson, 6 June 1780 1780-06-06 RC ( LC : Madison Papers). A Vessel from West Florida has brought to the President of Congress...
39 Madison, James Jefferson, Thomas From James Madison to Thomas Jefferson, 23 June 1780 1780-06-23 RC ( LC : Madison Papers). Nothing material has taken place since my last. The fact is confirmed...
40 Madison, James Committee Report on Letter from Nathanael Greene, [22 … 1780-07-22 FC ( NA : PCC , No. 19, II, 449–51). This report is in JM’s hand. The Committee to whom was...
41 Madison, James Committee Report on Letter from Jonathan Trumbull, [29 … 1780-07-29 MS ( NA : PCC , No. 20, I, 261). In JM’s hand. Docketed by Charles Thomson “Report of the Comee...
42 Madison, James Committee Report on Letter to Rochambeau, [17? August] … 1780-08-17 Draft ( NA : PCC , No. 78, XVIII, 319–20). Proposed reply to be made by the president of Congress...
43 Madison, James Certification That Six States Have Complied with 18 … 1780-09-05 MS (Virginia State Library). The text is in JM’s hand. We, Delegates from the Commonwealth of...
44 Madison, James Pendleton, Edmund From James Madison to Edmund Pendleton, 12 September … 1780-09-12 RC ( LC : Madison Papers). The address sheet is missing, but Pendleton wrote on the letter:...
45 Madison, James Notes on Territorial Claim of New Hampshire, 1780 1780-03-20 MS ( LC : Madison Papers, Vol. 91). Undated memorandum docketed by JM, “Livermore’s state[ment]...
46 Madison, James Resolutions Respecting Vermont Lands, [16 September] … 1780-09-16 MS ( NA : PCC , No. 20, II, 249–52). These resolutions were merely one episode in an exceedingly...
47 Madison, James Jones, Joseph From James Madison to Joseph Jones, 19 September 1780 1780-09-19 RC ( LC : Madison Papers). Wishing to recover his letters to Jones, JM wrote for them on 21...
48 Madison, James Pendleton, Edmund From James Madison to Edmund Pendleton, 19 September … 1780-09-19 RC ( LC : Madison Papers). I was in hopes when I wrote my last that I should be able by this post...
49 Madison, James Virginia Auditors of Public Accounts From James Madison to Virginia Auditors of Public … 1780-09-25 RC (Mrs. Henry M. Sage, Albany, N.Y., 1958). The inclosed is a state of my receipts and expences...
50 Madison, James Expense Account as Delegate in Congress, [25 September] … 1780-09-25 Dr. James Madison Junr. in account with the Commo[n]wealth of Virginia Cr. 1779 Dollars 1780...