James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Peter Carr, 13 July 1789

From Peter Carr

Sunday Morning—July 13. 1789.

Dr Sir,

You informed me some time ago, that there remained in your hands a balance of some money due Mr. Jefferson, and that you were willing it should be applied to the use of my brother and myself. Being disappointed in receiving money which I had expected here you will oblige me much, by advancing what is in Yr. hands.1 I am Sir Yr. very H Servt

Peter Carr

RC (DLC). Addressed by Carr. Docketed by JM. Perhaps outlining a letter, JM wrote on the outer cover: “Judiciary bill / Salaries / Amendts.”

1JM wrote across the head of the document: “80 drs. Eighty dollars advanced to P. Carr, in consequence of this note.”

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