James Madison Papers

From James Madison to J. F. Wrede, 4 November 1801 (Abstract)

§ To J. F. Wrede

4 November 1801, Department of State, Washington. Acknowledges Wrede’s letters to the president soliciting appointment as consul at Oldenburg and informs him that “until the utility of a Consular establishment there becomes more manifest than it is at present, it will be superfluous to decide upon your pretensions.” Thanks him for his services to Americans.

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