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Letter from Madison to Governor Fenner, 1804

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Letter from Madison to Governor Fenner, 1804

Description

Image of letter from James Madison to Rhode Island Governor Fenner regarding the amendment to the United States Constitution regarding the election of President and Vice President.

See also:
United State Constitution, Rhode Island Ratification, Papers, 1785 - 1790

United States Constitution, Amendments (Bill of Rights), 1789

Creator

Madison, James, 1751-1836.

Publisher

Rhode Island State Archives

Date

1804 May 15

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Language

eng

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Text

Department of State
15 May 1804

Sir

I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of
the ratification, by the Legislature of Rhode Island, of the Amend-
ment to the Constitution of the United States, relative to the
election of President and Vice President, which you have
been pledged to transmit to me.

with the greatest respect,
I have the honor to be,
sir,
your most obed. servt.
James Madison


His Excellency
The Governor of the State
of Rhode Island

Citation

Madison, James, 1751-1836., "Letter from Madison to Governor Fenner, 1804," in Virtual Exhibits, Item #306, http://sos.ri.gov/virtualarchives/items/show/306 (accessed August 30, 2014).