James Madison Papers

To James Madison from John Pope, 25 February 1809

Senate Chamber, February 25th. 1809.

Dr. Sir

I take the liberty to send you inclosed a recommendation of Mr. Thomas to the office of Judge in the Illinois Territory My acquaintance with him commenced during the present session. I believe he is qualified & that his appointment would be very popular in that Territory I am very respectfully yours & c

John Pope

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

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