James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Jeremiah Morrow, 19 December 1809 (Abstract)

§ From Jeremiah Morrow

19 December 1809, Senate Chamber. Encloses a letter from William Sprigg recommending John Coburn for governor of the Louisiana Territory.

RC and enclosure (DNA: RG 59, LAR, 1809–17, filed under “Coburn”). RC 1 p. Enclosure is Sprigg to Morrow, 3 Dec. 1809 (2 pp.). Morrow was the Republican representative from Ohio, 1803–13. JM received at least one more letter on Coburn’s behalf, from Kentucky representative Joseph Desha, dated 11 Feb. 1810 (ibid.).

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