James Madison Papers

From James Madison to John Francis Mercer, 24 January 1785

To John Francis Mercer

Letter not found.

24 January 1785. Mercer acknowledged on 8 February 1785 receipt of “your favor of the 24. which pursuing me by a circuitous route, did not reach this untill within a few days.” In all likelihood JM reported to the Virginia congressman the legislative situation following adjournment of the October 1784 session of the General Assembly.

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