James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Theodore Gaillard, 16 June 1801 (Abstract)

§ From Theodore Gaillard

16 June 1801, Charleston. Acknowledges 2 June letter (not found) enclosing commission as chief judge of fifth U.S. circuit. Expresses gratitude for the president’s action but must decline the appointment, owing to “imperious Circumstances of a private Nature.”

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