James Madison Papers

To James Madison from William W. Irwin and Ethan Allen Brown, 24 September 1810 (Abstract)

§ From William W. Irwin and Ethan Allen Brown1

24 September 1810, Marietta. Recommends Thomas Scott, presently chief judge of the Ohio Supreme Court, to replace Lewis Cass as U.S. marshal in the event of Cass’s being appointed to replace William Creighton as U.S. attorney.

RC (DNA: RG 59, LAR, 1809–17, filed under “Scott”). 2 pp.

1William W. Irwin and Ethan Allen Brown were both judges of the Ohio Supreme Court. Scott later informed JM that he did not wish to be appointed U.S. marshal and recommended Jessup N. Couch instead (Scott to JM, 16 Oct. 1810 [ibid.]).

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