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Madison, James, Sr. (1723-1801) Note: [Questions for Edmund Pendleton]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00099.005 Author/Creator: Madison, James, Sr. (1723-1801) Place Written: [s.l.] Type: Autograph note Date: 1760 ca. Pagination: 2 p. 24 x 20 cm

Series of questions, in the hand of James Madison, Sr., "Your answers to the following will oblige your affect't servant James Madison," with answers in the hand of Edmund Pendleton. No date, probably early 1760's. All concerning land deeds or militia questions. Each answer signed "EP", and signed in full at bottom. #99.006 was originally separate and counted by Henkel as a separate piece.

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