Draft of a letter from James Madison to the General Assembly of Kentucky, 22 March 1817

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Title

Draft of a letter from James Madison to the General Assembly of Kentucky, 22 March 1817

Description

A draft of a letter thanking the assembly for their address of February 4, at the time when he is closing his public career. Madison calls Kentucky "a State yielding to none in the character which gives notice to its sentiments." Draft is on verso of a letter to the Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky, Edmund Bullock, requesting the enclosed be communicated.

Creator

Madison, James, 1751-1836

Source

Filson Historical Society Manuscript Collection

Date

22 March 1817

Rights

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Format

Language

English

Type

Text

Identifier

Mss. C M [Presidents' Papers]

Citation

Madison, James, 1751-1836, “Draft of a letter from James Madison to the General Assembly of Kentucky, 22 March 1817,” The Filson Historical Society , accessed January 29, 2023, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/2677.