James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Robert Carter Nicholas, 31 August 1803 (Abstract)

§ From Robert Carter Nicholas

31 August 1803, Lexington, Kentucky. Received JM’s letter with his commission on 27 July.1 “Suffer me through you to return my warmest thanks to the President of the United States, with the positive assurances of every exertion that I am equal to, shall be made to discharge the duties of the Office confided in me, with Integrity, Diligence & Discretion.”

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