James Madison Papers

From James Madison to Thomas Lloyd, 1 January 1813 (Abstract)

§ To Thomas Lloyd1

1 January 1813. “J. Madison will see Mr. Lloyd as he requests tomorrow morning at 10. OC.”

RC (PPACHi: Thomas Lloyd Papers). 1 p. Dated “Jany. 1.”; year assigned on the basis of evidence presented in n. 1.

1Thomas Lloyd (1756–1827), a Federalist sympathizer and skilled stenographer, had edited the Pennsylvania ratification debates on the Constitution published in 1788 and had reported the debates of the First Federal Congress (PJM description begins William T. Hutchinson et al., eds., The Papers of James Madison (1st ser., vols. 1–10, Chicago, 1962–77, vols. 11–17, Charlottesville, Va., 1977–91). description ends , 10:375 n. 1). After this meeting with JM, Lloyd evidently moved to Alexandria, where he began teaching shorthand and writing a book on the subject (Lloyd to JM, 29 Apr. 1813 [DLC]).

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