James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Robert Bowie, 5 July 1805 (Abstract)

From Robert Bowie, 5 July 1805 (Abstract)

§ From Robert Bowie. 5 July 1805, “Council Chamber Annapolis.” “Your (Circular) letter of the 19th Ultimo1 was duly received, and in reply I have the pleasure of assuring you, that the request of the President shall be promptly attended to, should any occurrence render the aid of the Militia of this State, necessary to the support of the authority and laws of the United States.”

Letterbook copy (MdAA: Executive Letter Book, fol. 158). 1 p.

1Bowie presumably referred to JM’s 29 May 1805 Circular Letter to the Governors, PJM-SS, description begins Robert J. Brugger et al., eds., The Papers of James Madison: Secretary of State Series (10 vols. to date; Charlottesville, Va., 1986–). description ends 9:413–14.

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