James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Israel Smith, 16 August 1802 (Abstract)

§ From Israel Smith

16 August 1802, Rutland, Vermont. Recommends Samuel Prentiss of Rutland for the post of commissioner of bankruptcy. “P⟨r⟩entiss is about thirty five ⟨years o⟩f age has been Educated ⟨in⟩ the profession of the Law—is a man of good morals and good habits and in my opinion very capable of discharging the duties of a Commissioner.”

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