James Madison Papers

From James Madison to Albert Gallatin, 11 October 1804 (Abstract)

§ To Albert Gallatin

11 October 1804, Department of State. “I request that you will be pleased to cause a Warrant to be issued for Eight hundred dollars on the appropriation for the expences of the civil Government of Louisiana, in favor of Thomas T. Tucker Esqr. assignee of a bill drawn upon the Secretary of State, in favor of Hore Browse Trist, by Govr. W: C: C: Claiborne, who is to be charged with the same. The bill [not found] is enclosed.”1

Letterbook copy (DNA: RG 59, DL, vol. 14). 1 p.

1On 22 Nov. 1804 JM made a similar request to Gallatin for $800 drawn by Claiborne on Henry Dearborn in favor of William Brown (DNA: RG 59, DL, vol. 14).

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