James Madison Papers

From James Madison to the Governor of Virginia, 26 May 1790

To the Governor of Virginia

New York May 26. 1790


I have the honor to inclose a copy of the instruction given by the Secretary of the Treasury on the subject of our inspection laws, which has been put into my hands for that purpose;1 and am with the highest respect, Sir, Your Most Obedt. humble servant,

Js. Madison Jr

RC and enclosure (Vi). Enclosure in a clerk’s hand. Addressed and franked by JM. Docketed by a clerk, “Done June 5h. 1790.”

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