James Madison Papers

To James Madison from the Indiana Territorial Legislature, 21 October 1809 (Abstract)

§ From the Indiana Territorial Legislature

21 October 1809, Vincennes. Forwards resolution urging the reappointment of William Henry Harrison as territorial governor.1

Printed copy (National Intelligencer, 8 Dec. 1809). Signed by Gen. Washington Johnston, Speaker of the House, and Thomas Downs, president of the council.

1JM reappointed Harrison for a second term of three years on 19 Dec. 1809 (Senate Exec. Proceedings description begins Journal of the Executive Proceedings of the Senate of the United States of America (3 vols.; Washington, 1828). description ends , 2:130).

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