James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Jonathan Bull and Others, ca. 26 April 1809 (Abstract)

§ From Jonathan Bull and Others

Ca. 26 April 1809. Urges JM to appoint Henry Seymour as federal marshal for Connecticut. His father has been a staunch Republican in the state Senate and was recently defeated by vindictive Federalists. Young Seymour, like his father, is “a firm supporter of the Administration.”

RC (DNA: RG 59, Letters of Application, 1809–17). 2 pp. Signed by Bull and thirteen other Hartford merchants. Undated, but cover postmarked: “Hartford / April 26.” Docketed 1809 by a clerk.

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