James Madison Papers

To James Madison from William Riggin, 6 October 1802 (Abstract)

§ From William Riggin

6 October 1802, Trieste. Acknowledges JM’s letter of 18 Mar. [not found], enclosing his commission as U.S. consul at Trieste. “I accept with sentiments of real gratitude, this important trust.… I have exhibited my credentials to the Government of this place to be forwarded to the Court of Vienna and ratified accordingly. When I have notice of this being effected, I shall again do myself this Honor.”

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