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Letter not found. 11 October 1801. Acknowledged in JM to Monroe, 24 Oct. 1801 . Encloses letter for Robert R. Livingston.
Letter not found. 31 January 1791. Acknowledged in JM to James Madison, Sr., 13 Feb. 1791 . Reports recovery of JM’s mother.
On my departure from Philada. to Balto., Colo. Paton, put into my particular care a Small Ban Box, addressed to Mrs. Maddison, which I have forwarded by my Friend Mr. Servis, and no doubt will come safe to hand. I remain Yr. Obdt. Hble. Servant DLC : Papers of James Madison.
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. 21 April 1802. Calendared as a one-page letter in the lists probably made by Peter Force (DLC, series 7, container 2).
Letter not found. 19 May 1790. Acknowledged in JM to Monroe, 1 June 1790 . Reports illness of his daughter.
(DLC : Madison Miscellany (from lists probably made by Peter Force))
The Revd. Mr. Smith begs leave to return his thanks to Mr. Madison for the valuable books sent to him. He hopes that Mr. Madison may soon recover from his present indisposition and enjoy all happiness here & hereafter— RC (DLC) . Docketed by JM.
Letter not found. 8 January 1797. Acknowledged in JM to James Madison, Sr., 22 and 29 Jan. 1797 . Discusses family matters and crops at Montpelier.
24 July 1801, Northumberland County. Writes as “an Old Acquaintance,” recommending a Mr. Goulding for public office. RC ( DLC ). 1 p.
Letter not found. 9 April 1805 . Acknowledged in Brent to Bagley, 8 May 1805, as requesting assistance in obtaining the discharge of Bagley’s son, who was impressed by the British, and enclosing the depositions of Bagley and his wife concerning the son’s citizenship ( DNA : RG 59, DL, vol. 14).
28 October 1804, Norfolk. “I have received your favour of 20th. inst. [not found] inclosing a check for $177.13. for which please accept my thanks.” RC ( DLC ). 1 p.
May I pray you to communicate to the President my resignation of the office of Judge of the Superior Court of the territory of Orleans to take place on the first day of October next. I have the honor to be Sir with great respect your H Ser t DNA : RG 59--LRD—Letters of Resignation and Declination.
Letter not found. 2 January 1797. Acknowledged in JM to James Madison, Sr., 15 Jan. 1797 . Discusses purchases for Montpelier.
Letter not found. 30 January 1797. Acknowledged in JM to James Madison, Sr., 13 Feb. 1797 . Discusses farm business at Montpelier.
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.
From time to time I lately have had the honor of transmitting you the orders in Council relative to Neutrals. In this you have a price Current with the remark that the apprehension of a rupture with the U: S: A: appears rather increasing and has occasioned some advances in several articles of American produce, tho’ none in Cotton. I have the honor to be with perfect respect your Most Servant...
24 December 1812, War Department. Proposes for JM’s approval various “Promotions in the Army of the United States.” Letterbook copy ( DNA : RG 107, LSP ). 1 p. Monroe’s suggestions for promotions in the Fifth and Seventh Infantry Regiments were recommended to the Senate by JM on 31 Dec. ( Senate Exec. Proceedings Journal of the Executive Proceedings of the Senate of the United States of...
Letter not found. 26 January 1804. Acknowledged in Brent to Simons, 18 Feb. 1804 (DNA: RG 59, DL, vol. 14), as enclosing a customhouse protection for William Saunders, who was impressed onto the British ship Isis .
I had the honour to write to you, & also to the President of the United States on the 1st of May l ast, since which, no alteration in the posture of our affairs, has taken place. I avail myself of ye. earliest opportunity of transmitting you, co pies of the treaties of Peace, concluded b etween the Emperors of France & Russia, and the king of Prussia, this day published by authority. I have...
13 August 1810, Madeira. Cathcart acknowledges JM’s letters of 30 May and 15 and 26 June and informs him of the arrangements he has made for purchasing wine ordered by JM. RC , duplicate, and enclosures ( DLC ). RC 2 pp.; docketed by JM. Duplicate (3 pp.; docketed by JM) includes 16 Aug. postscript mentioning enclosures: invoice for £249 (1 p.); and bill of lading (1 p.) for wine shipped on...
I have the honor to enclose you a very important decree of the Emperor of France made at Berlin on the 21st. ulto. and this day published by authority at Paris. I have not time to offer any observations upon the subject of it: But shall content myself with forwarding a number of copies to the different sea ports in hopes that by some vessel which may be found ready to sail you will receive the...
I have recd. yours of the 30th Jany. communicating the decision of Mr Lomax, to accept the office of Judge in the Genl. Ct, & proposing to retain the professorship in the University, with liberty to perform the duties of the other trust, till the end of the current session. I entirely concur with you, in the sentiment which you have expressed, which is to comply with his proposal. RC ( MHi :...
Letter not found. 16 January 1797. Referred to in JM to James Madison, Sr., 5 Feb. 1797 . Acknowledged in JM to James Madison, Sr., 13 Feb. 1797 . Encloses James Madison, Sr., to Joseph Chew, 15 Jan. 1797, on Kentucky lands and family matters (NHi).
I have just received from Mr. Wm. Allen of Fredericksburg, the sum of one hundred and twenty Dollars, with a request that it may be deposited in this office to the credit of Edward Coles. At the request of the same gentleman I have now to inform you that I have done so. With much respect, I am, Sir, Your obedt. Serv. RC (DLC) .
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. 27 January 1794. Acknowledged in JM to James Madison, Sr., 21 Feb. 1794 . Asks JM to collect interest on his father’s U.S. treasury certificates by virtue of power of attorney. Inquires about pecan and apple trees to be planted at Montpelier. Mentions money left at Fredericksburg in November 1793 by JM for his father that has not been received.
We had the honor to receive on the 27th. of last month your letter of the 18th. of March, to which the detailed explanations contained in our letters of the 22d. & 25th. ulto. render any particular reply unnecessary. We transmit enclosed a statement of the American prize causes for hearing in the high court of Appeals. That which was forwarded by Mr. Purviance was very hastily prepared by...
30 October 1812 , “ Pine Hill Post office .” “I … Request … that you will give me by letter the prominent articles of your Religious Creed, the reason of such A singular request being solicited, is in Consequ[e]nce of the wonderful controversies that are kept up here concerning your Religious Sentiments.” RC ( DLC ). 1 p.; docketed by JM.
I find that I omitted to send you a copy of my letter to Genl Jackson, yesterday, as I intended, & therefore, now enclose it. Perhaps I have sent some other paper, in which case be so good as to retain it till we meet. Sincerely yours RC ( DLC ).