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Perry, Wendy Ellen


The Papers of James Madison
Secretary of State Series, Volume 8
1 September 1804–31 January 1805, with a Supplement James Madison. Edited by Mary A. Hackett, J. C. A. Stagg, Mary Parke Johnson, Anne Mandeville Colony, Angela Kreider, Jeanne Kerr Cross, and Wendy Ellen Perry

The five months covered by this volume encompass the end of Jefferson's first administration and point toward his second. At home, the government was still digesting the Louisiana Purchase, establishing territorial governments for the Orleans and Louisiana Territories, and trying to ascertain the... More