James Madison Papers

Memorandum to Thomas Jefferson, [14 April] 1803

Memorandum to Thomas Jefferson

[14 April 1803]

1t. Quer. if the laws give any authority at present beyond the limits of the U. S?
2 “This Mission having reference to the Commerce”—may repell, more than the expression used, the criticism of illicit principal objects of the measure.
3 “including the fish”
4. if practicable he might note occasionally the variations of the Needle.

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