Letter from Elias Higbee, 24 March 1840
- Source Note
While in on 24 March 1840, wrote a letter to JS, the last in a series of letters apprising JS of the actions of the Senate Committee on the Judiciary, which was considering the ’s memorial to Congress. In this letter, Higbee informed JS that the Senate approved the committee’s resolution to no longer consider the church’s memorial and that he had retrieved all the documents the church’s delegation had submitted along with the memorial. He also updated JS on the prospect of submitting the memorial to the House of Representatives and on his plans to travel back to the , Illinois, area.presumably sent this letter to . The original letter is not extant. copied the version featured here into JS Letterbook 2 sometime between April and June 1840.