Entry  About  Search  Log In  help (navigation)
Publication
     
     
     
Founders (All) > 1830s > 1830 > May 1830 > May 14, 1830 > James Madison to Josiah Stoddard Johnston, 14 May 1830 [Early Access]
[Early Access]

James Madison to Josiah Stoddard Johnston

14 May 1830

Montpellier May 14. 1830

J. Madison with his respects to Mr. Johnston, returns many thanks for the copy of his late very able speech in the Senate of the U. States. It would seem not easy to resist the force of its reasoning against the doctrine, which claims for the States, individually, a constitutional veto, having the effect of nullifying a law, unless overruled by three-forths of the States.

RC (ViU); draft (DLC).

This early access document should not be cited in formal research.
Please report any errors or problems you notice in documents.