James Madison Papers

To James Madison from William C. C. Claiborne, 2 August 1801 (Abstract)

§ From William C. C. Claiborne

2 August 1801, Nashville. Acknowledges receipt of JM’s letter of 10 July enclosing his commission as governor of Mississippi Territory.1 Requests JM to inform president that he accepts appointment. Expects to depart for Mississippi by late September or early October.

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