To James Madison from Peter Johnston, 30 October 1801 (Abstract)
§ From Peter Johnston
30 October 1801, Prince Edward. Introduces Elijah Hendrick and recommends him for employment in post using his mercantile and accounting skills.
RC (DLC). 1 p. Cover marked by Johnston, “Care of Mr. Hendrick.” Republican lawyer Peter Johnston represented Prince Edward County for several terms in the Virginia House of Delegates, where he actively supported the passage of JM’s Virginia Resolutions of 1798.
“To James Madison from Peter Johnston, 30 October 1801 (Abstract),” Founders Online, National Archives, last modified December 28, 2016, http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Madison/02-02-02-0318. [Original source: The Papers of James Madison, Secretary of State Series, vol. 2, 1 August 1801 – 28 February 1802, ed. Mary A. Hackett, J. C. A. Stagg, Jeanne Kerr Cross, and Susan Holbrook Perdue. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1993, p. 212.]