James Madison Papers

To James Madison from John Brown, 20 November 1809 (Abstract)

§ From John Brown1

20 November 1809, Frankfort, Kentucky. Recommends John Coburn for the vacant governorship of Louisiana Territory.

RC (DNA: RG 59, LAR, 1809–17, filed under “Coburn”). 1 p. Printed in Carter, Territorial Papers, Louisiana-Missouri, 14:339.

1John Brown (1757–1837), a longtime acquaintance of JM’s, was one of the first U.S. senators from Kentucky, 1792–1805.

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