James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Eliza Orr, 28 July 1801 (Abstract)

§ From Eliza Orr

28 July 1801, Washington. Writes without knowledge of her husband [Benjamin Grayson Orr] to speak of his misfortune and the falsehoods other merchants circulate about him since he applied for a “petty office” that has “no salary annexed to it.”

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