James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Tench Coxe, 15 November 1814

From Tench Coxe

Philadelphia 15th Novr. 1814


From my knowledge of the Reverend Mr. W. White, Commr. of Loans & of John White Esqr Collector of the Revenue, I beg leave, on their application, respectfully to submit to you an opinion, that a Son & Nephew of those two gentlemen will be a safe & proper person to receive the honor of a place in the Corps of Cadets.1 I have the honor to be, Sir, your most respectful Servant,

Tench Coxe

RC (DNA: RG 94, U.S. Military Academy Cadet Application Papers, 1814/88).

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