James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Thomas Worthington, 11 September 1810 (Abstract)

§ From Thomas Worthington1

11 September 1810, Chillicothe. Reports that William Creighton will resign as U.S. attorney on 20 Sept. and in that event Worthington and several others will recommend Lewis Cass, the present U.S. marshal, as his successor. For the position vacated by Cass he recommends the appointment of Jessup N. Couch.

RC (DNA: RG 59, LAR, 1809–17, filed under “Couch”). 1 p. JM received similar letters on behalf of Cass and Couch from Jared Mansfield, 3 Sept. 1810 (1 p.), and Jeremiah Morrow, 5 Oct. 1810 (1 p.) (ibid.).

1Thomas Worthington served as a Republican U.S. senator from Ohio, 1810–14.

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