James Madison Papers

To James Madison from John J. Murray, 31 August 1801 (Abstract)

§ From John J. Murray

31 August 1801, Staten Island, New York. Announces that a few days earlier, in Aaron Burr’s presence, he made necessary alteration in his commission for consul at Glasgow as authorized by Wagner’s 6 Aug. letter.1 Burr endorsed certificate. Transmits bond and requests permission to delay departure until winter, as he wishes to visit principal trading towns, particularly those farther south, and the late summer season is hazardous in Charleston and Savannah.

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