James Madison Papers

To James Madison from William Brown, 9 August 1806

Recd. 6 Augt. 1806


Permit an old soldier of ’76 to recommend through you to the President of the United States, Mr. Nicholas Newell, a Citizen, calculated in every respect to command our Revenue Cutter. He possesses a nice Sense of honor, is a republican, and a man of the most incorruptible integrity. I am Sir with great respect Yr. Mo: Obt Svt.

Wm: Brown

DNA: RG 59—LAR—Letters of Application and Recommendation.

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