James Madison Papers

From James Madison to John Church, 7 April 1806

Department of State 7th. April 1806


In answer to your letter of the 24 Decr. requesting permission to appoint your son James B Church as Vice Consul during an excursion you intend to England, I have to observe that you have liberty to name an Agent to act for you during your absence, being yourself responsible for his acts. I have the honor to be &c

James Madison

DNA: RG 59—IC—Instructions to Consuls.

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