James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Joshua Lewis, 12 August 1805 (Abstract)

From Joshua Lewis, 12 August 1805 (Abstract)

§ From Joshua Lewis. 12 August 1805, Lexington. “I acknowledge the receipt of a commission appointing me Commr to the Eastern District of the New-Orlean territory from the President of the U. States. With gratitude I accept of it, and assure you that my best endeavours shall be used to discharge the same with fidelity.”

RC (DNA: RG 59, TP, Orleans, vol. 7). 1 p.; docketed by Wagner as received 31 Aug. Printed in Carter, Territorial Papers, Orleans description begins Clarence Carter et al., eds., The Territorial Papers of the United States (28 vols.; Washington, 1934–75). description ends , 9:490.

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