James Madison Papers

To James Madison from John Condit, 18 November 1803 (Abstract)

§ From John Condit1

18 November 1803, Washington. “Enclosed you will receive the recommendation of Mr. Lambert Vice President of N. Jersey, and James Mott One of our late Representatives in Congress in favor of William. S. Pennington2 for District Attorney of the U. S.—in the place of George C. Maxwell—Whoes resignation I am informed was to come on to the President of the U. S. by the last Mail, and be Accompanied by the recommendation of Governor Bloomfield in favor of Said Pennington.3 Mr. Penningtons recommendations Are good, but I believe not better than his Character deserves.”4 Requests that the recommendation be passed to the president as soon as possible.

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