James Madison Papers

From James Madison to Albert Gallatin, 12 January 1802 (Abstract)

§ To Albert Gallatin

12 January 1802, Department of State. “The Secretary of State presents his respects to the Secretary of the Treasury and has the honor to enclose a copy of a letter lately received from Samuel Cabot Esqr. together with the letter from the Secretary of State therein referred to.”1

RC and enclosures (DNA: RG 217, First Auditor’s Accounts, no. 13,148). RC 1 p.; in Wagner’s hand; docketed by Gallatin, “Mr Cabot’s accounts,” with his notation: “Referred to the accounting officers of the Treasury department.” For enclosures, see n. 1.

1The enclosures (2 pp.) are copies of JM to Cabot, 22 Aug. 1801, and Cabot to JM, 30 Dec. 1801 (PJM-SS description begins Robert J. Brugger et al., eds., The Papers of James Madison: Secretary of State Series (7 vols. to date; Charlottesville, Va., 1986–). description ends , 2:59–60, 354–55). In his 30 Dec. 1801 letter Cabot referred not to a letter from JM but to a 14 Sept. 1801 letter from Gallatin (ibid., 2:354, 355 n. 1).

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