James Madison Papers

To James Madison from David Holmes, 9 August 1809 (Abstract)

§ From David Holmes

9 August 1809, Washington, Mississippi Territory. Since writing JM on 7 Aug. Governor Holmes has appointed William B. Shields the territorial attorney general as the office was vacated by a resignation. Alexander Montgomery from Adams County would be a salutary choice for the legislative council.

RC (DNA: RG 59, Territorial Papers, Mississippi). 1 p. Printed in Carter, Territorial Papers, Mississippi, 6:13.

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