James Madison Papers

To James Madison from John Murray & Sons and Others, 31 October 1811 (Abstract)

§ From John Murray & Sons and Others

31 October 1811, New York. The subscribers recommend John Gilmour, who is a respectable and intelligent gentleman and a fit person for a consulship.

RC (DNA: RG 59, LAR, 1809–17, filed under “Gilmour”). 2 pp. Signed by Murray & Sons and twelve others, including Henry Remsen. Docketed by Monroe as a “recommdn of a Consul for Glasgow.” Probably enclosed in Gilmour to Monroe, 2 Dec. 1811 (ibid.), where Gilmour requested that the president be informed that he wished to be appointed consul in Glasgow.

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