James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Israel Smith and Josiah Smith, 25 January 1802 (Abstract)

§ From Israel Smith and Josiah Smith

25 January 1802, Washington. Recommends John Wadsworth of Portland, Maine, to be librarian of Congress. States that he is “a young Gent: of competent Abilities & fair Character” and asks JM to propose him to Jefferson.

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