James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Littleton Waller Tazewell, 22 July 1802 (Abstract)

§ From Littleton Waller Tazewell

22 July 1802, Norfolk. Has received JM’s letter of 12 July [not found] enclosing a commission to act as a commissioner of bankruptcy for the district of Virginia. Declines the appointment “because the duties which it woud impose, I consider as incompatible with other avocations more important to myself.”

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