James Madison Papers

To James Madison from the House of Representatives, 23 January 1804 (Abstract)

§ From the House of Representatives

23 January 1804. “Resolved, That the Secretary of State be requested to lay before this House, the documents and papers deposited in his Office by the South Carolina Yazoo Company, and the Virginia Yazoo Company, in support of their claims to public lands; and that the Clerk of this House do return the said documents and papers to the Office of the Secretary of State when the House shall have decided upon the memorials of the said Companies.”1

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