To James Madison from John Baptiste Sartori, 15 December 1801 (Abstract)
§ From John Baptiste Sartori
15 December 1801, Philadelphia. Introduces Prince Ruspoli, a dignitary in the Order of Malta and member of one of the first families of Rome, who is traveling in America and wishes to meet the president.
RC (DLC). 1 p. In 1802 the pope nominated Bailiff Bartolomeo Ruspoli as grand master of the Knights of Malta; he declined the honor (Syrett and Cooke, Papers of Hamilton description begins Harold C. Syrett and Jacob E. Cooke, eds., The Papers of Alexander Hamilton (26 vols.; New York, 1961–79). description ends , 25:432, 26:2).
“To James Madison from John Baptiste Sartori, 15 December 1801 (Abstract),” Founders Online, National Archives, last modified December 28, 2016, http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Madison/02-02-02-0471. [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. 319.]