James Madison Papers

To James Madison from James Jones Wilmer, 13 June 1812 (Abstract)

§ From James Jones Wilmer

13 June 1812, Baltimore. Prays JM to accept the enclosed and asks to be placed “in a situation to be further useful.”1

RC (DLC). 1 p. At the foot of the page Wilmer placed a printer’s fist indicating the notation, “Residence, Havre de Grace.” For enclosure, see n. 1.

1Wilmer probably enclosed a copy of his tract An Address Delivered in Havre-de-Grace, June 4, 1812: in Consequence of a Pamphlet Set Forth by a Certain Nimrod Hughes, Denouncing That Day as the Awful Period of Visitation to the Inhabitants of This Earth, by the Almighty (Baltimore, 1812; Shaw and Shoemaker description begins R. R. Shaw and R. H. Shoemaker, comps., American Bibliography: A Preliminary Checklist for 1801–1819 (22 vols.; New York, 1958–66). description ends 24534). JM’s copy of the tract is in the Madison Collection, Rare Book Division, Library of Congress.

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