James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Thomas Witherspoon, 13 October 1802

¶ From Thomas Witherspoon

Letter not found. 13 October 1802. Acknowledged in Daniel Brent to Witherspoon, 19 Oct. 1802 (DNA: RG 59, DL, vol. 14), as a request for a copy of the laws of the last session of Congress. Brent declined the request, stating that the State Department could only furnish officers of state governments with copies of congressional laws “through the Executives of the several states.”

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