James Madison’s Remarks on a Draft
The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, Volume 45: 11 November 1804 to 8 March 1805
(Princeton University Press, 2021), 651
[21 Feb. 1805]
Is the fact certain that the amt. of the internal taxes not objectionable in their nature would not have paid the Collectors?
What is the amendment alluded to as necessary to a repartition of liberated revenues amg. the States in time of peace?
page 3—“in any view” may be better than “in any event” that phrase having but just preceded.
Instead of “acts of religious exercise suited to it [religion] “exercises suited to it” or some equivalent variation, is suggested
RC (DLC); in Madison’s hand, including brackets in text; undated; endorsed by TJ as received from the State Department on 21 Feb. 1805 and “inaugl.” and so recorded in SJL.