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Letter from President James Madison to Senator David Daggett, 1817 January 1.
1817-01-01
Madison, James, 1751-1836
USA: Washington, D.C.
Ink on paper
9 1/2" x 7 3/4"; 25 x 20 cm.; 1 item (1 page)
Gift of Caldwell Consistory, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
A74/002/023

President James Madison requests Connecticut Senator Daggett's presence at a special session of the Senate held on March 4, 1817. At this session, Vice President elect Daniel D. Tompkins was sworn into office, just prior to newly elected President James Monroe's official inauguration ceremony. Forms part of the Elwell Autograph Collection.