James Madison Papers

From James Madison to John Trumbull, 16 November 1808


Department of State Novr. 16. 1808


Agreeably to an Act of Congress, entitled "An Act for the more general promulgation of the laws of the U States" passed 3d. March 1795, and the acts in addition thereto passed on the 2d. March 1799 and on the 27th. March 1804, I have transmitted to the Collecto⟨r⟩ of the Customs at Philada. 399-- copies of the laws of the U States 1st. Session 10 Congress, being the proportion for the state of Connecticut with a request that he would forward them to your Excellency. I have the honor to be with great respect, Sir, your most Obt. Set.

James Madison

DNA: RG 59—DL—Domestic Letters.

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