Sale 2461 - Lot 9
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BLOOMFIELD, JOSEPH. Autograph Letter Signed, as Governor, to Secretary of State James Madison, reporting that the copies of the Laws of the United States promised in December had only just been received. Docketed in the hand of Madison ("Governor Bloomfield"). 1 page, small 4to; moderate staining at upper edge (but text still legible), horizontal folds. Trenton, 23 March 1805
"Altho' I received Your letter of 6 Dec'r last giving notice that these hundred & seventy two copies of the Laws of the United States, first Session 8th Congress, for the State of New Jersey, were transmitted to the care of the Collect'r of Philadelphia; Yet, it was not until yesterday, that the same were received."