James Madison Papers

From James Madison to John Beckley, 8 November 1804 (Abstract)

§ To John Beckley

8 November 1804, Department of State. “Mr. Madison presents his compliments to Mr. Beckley and informs him that the articles mentioned in the enclosed letter from Mr. Barnet1 are now at the Department of state, subject to Mr. B’s, disposal, pursuent to such powers as he may have or obtain in the char[a]cter of Librarian.”

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

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