James Madison Papers

To James Madison from John Roane, 27 June 1812 (Abstract)

§ From John Roane

27 June 1812, “C Hall.” Informs JM that Philip Aylett of King William County has “lately intimated a wish to accept the appointment of Deputy Commissary, for the State of Virginia.” States that Aylett “is a gentleman of steady habits, who by industry & perseverence has released his patrimonial estate from heavy incumbrances.” “He is well acquainted with accts, in which, he is proverbially exact & correct.” Notes that Aylett is married to Patrick Henry’s daughter and “has a numerous family to provide for.”

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

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