James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Elbridge Gerry, 25 March 1813

From Elbridge Gerry

Cambridge 25th March 1813

Dear Sir,

The enclosed petition I have the honor to transmit. It should have been directed to the supreme Executive, & affords me an opportunity of renewing my assurances of perfect esteem & respect, & of my remaining Yours most sincerely

E. Gerry

The petitioners I have reason to believe, are firm supporters of the national Government

RC (MdHi). Enclosure not found, but a docket on the cover of the letter indicates that it was a “Petition of the Inhabitants of Fairhaven.”

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