James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Albert Gallatin, 17 January 1807

17 Jany. 1807

The instructions from the President are necessary before I can purchase the bills. Every thing in relation to this must be matter of record, in order that the ground on which the assistance is given may hereafter appear. Will you write to me to-day or Monday a letter directing me in the President’s name to purchase the bills? Your’s

Albert Gallatin

DLC: Papers of James Madison.

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