James Madison Papers

To James Madison from William W. Hening, 5 February 1803 (Abstract)

§ From William W. Hening

5 February 1803, Charlottesville. Returns his commission of bankruptcy. Has been consulted as a lawyer in every bankruptcy case occurring in “this part of the state” and believes it incompatible with the functions of a bankruptcy commissioner to exercise the duties of a lawyer in the same case.

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