James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Thomas Sumter, Jr., 30 July 1802 (Abstract)

§ From Thomas Sumter, Jr.

30 July 1802, Paris. Introduces [John Jones] Waldo, “the same gentleman for whom Mr. Livingston made a conditional application to you, last winter, supposing, then, that the french government would not agree to recieve Mr. Cathalan as commercial Agent & which he has since informed you was determined on.” Repeats his recommendation of Waldo for Cathalan’s post “or any other place, as agreeable to Mr. Waldo as Marseilles.”

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