James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Thomas Jefferson, 20 March 1806

March 20. 1806

Th: J. to mr. Madison

My list tells me I signed commissions for the following persons, which being omitted in the list nor recieved from the office, renders it desirable that the office be again examined to ascertain whether the error is in their list or mine.

Mar. 9. Julien Poydrass of Orleans a member of the legislative council of Orleans

20. Lemuel Trescott of Massach. Collectr. & Inspector of Machias.

The blank commission of Marshel of N. Carolina was filled up by the Governor with the name of John S. West (who held it before)

DNA: RG 59—ML—Miscellaneous Letters.

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