James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Thomas Newton Jr., 26 April 1804 (Abstract)

§ From Thomas Newton Jr.

26 April 1804, Norfolk. “I take the liberty of enclosing to you Mr. Marrast’s Certificate of Cit[iz]enship—his wish is to obtain from you a protection such as is usually granted. Permit me to ask the favor of you to return Mr. Marrast’s Certificate if not contrary to form.”

RC (DNA: RG 59, ML). 1 p.; docketed by Brent, with his notation: “Passport for John Marrast.”

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