James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Jonathan Trumbull, 11 June 1804

From Jonathan Trumbull

Hartford 11th June 1804.


I have the honor to transmit to you the Copy of a Resolution of the Legislature of the State of Connecticut,1 replying to a Resolution of the last Session of Congress, proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of the UStates, respecting the Election of a President & Vice President of the Union. With Esteem & regard I am sir Your Obed & hu Servt

J Trumbull.

FC (CtHi). Docketed by Trumbull: “Reply of this State to the proposed Amendment to the Constitution of UStates—re President & V President.”

1Trumbull enclosed a copy of the resolution of the Connecticut legislature, 10 May 1804 (DNA: RG 11, U.S. Documents Having Legal Effect, Ratified Amendments; 4 pp.), rejecting the proposed twelfth amendment.

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