James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Michael Sweetman, 10 October 1812 (Abstract)

§ From Michael Sweetman

10 October 1812, “Scotland Neck Halifax County N Carolina.” Reports himself to the president, stating that he is a native of Ireland, has resided in the U.S. for two years, is twenty-four years old, has no family, and is employed as a clerk. Adds that he has not yet made his intention to become a U.S. citizen known in court but intends to do so at the November session.

RC (DNA: RG 59, War of 1812 Papers, Letters Received regarding Enemy Aliens). 1 p.

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