James Madison Papers

To James Madison from J. Nichols, Jr., 19 January 1810 (Abstract)

§ From J. Nichols, Jr.

19 January 1810, “Near Boston.” Assures JM that in the event of war “thousands of N. England’s hardiest Sons” will “rally round their government.” Promises to send to the War Department plans for a “portable battery” for use on riverbanks and shores.

RC (DLC). 2 pp. Docketed by JM.

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