James Madison Papers

To James Madison from William Thomas and Others, 20 November 1810 (Abstract)

§ From William Thomas and Others

20 November 1810, Annapolis. Recommends either Elias Glenn or Thomas Beale Dorsey for district attorney of Maryland after the resignation of John Stephen.1

RC (DNA: RG 59, LAR, 1809–17, filed under “Glenn”). 2 pp. Signed by Thomas and five other members of the Maryland Senate. JM also received a letter recommending Glenn from Philip Reed, U.S. senator from Maryland, written the same day (ibid.; 2 pp.).

1On 10 Dec. 1810, JM nominated Dorsey to be U.S. attorney for Maryland. When Dorsey resigned the post after little more than a year, JM nominated Glenn as his replacement (Senate Exec. Proceedings description begins Journal of the Executive Proceedings of the Senate of the United States of America (3 vols.; Washington, 1828). description ends , 2:156, 254).

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