James Madison Papers

From James Madison to Andrew Jackson, 6 March 1815

March 6 1815

The President of the United States of America

To Maj. Gen’l Andw. Jackson commanding the 7th. military District.

You are hereby commanded, that on this day at 11 Oclock in the forenoon you have the body of Louaillier said to be held in illegal imprisonment under your orders, together with the day and cause of his capture & detention, before the Hon. Dom. A Hall District Judge of the United States in and for the District of Louisiana to the end that the said Louaillier may do, submit to, and receive whatever the said Judge shall consider in that behalf and have you then and there this writ.

Witness the Hon Dom. A. Hall

Judge as aforesaid

This 6th day of March in the year of Our Lord, One thousand eight hundred and fifteen, and 39 year of the independence of the United States.


R Claiborne Cl’k

On which writ is the following return

Received the 6th March 1815 at 3/4 past 11 Oclock A.M.


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