Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1751/03/16 James Madison born at Belle Grove Plantation in Port Conway, Virginia (home lost) Born Belle Grove Port Conway James Madison's Birthday
1787/00/00 James Madison authors 28 essays of the Federalist Papers 1787-1788 Author Federalist Papers Publishing of the Federalist Papers
1787/05/29 Edmund Randolph submits The Virginia Plan Drafter of The Virginia Plan Virginia Plan Independence Hall Philadelphia Constitutional Convention
1789/09/25 Adopted Co-author United States Bill of Rights Federal Hall National Memorial New York City
1790/09/00 Thomas Jefferson and James Madison climbed the steps to the State House dome's balcony with a citizen of Annapolis who "opened the roofs of the houses and told the history of each family who lived in them". Visitor Maryland Statehouse Annapolis
1794/09/15 Dolley Payne Todd marries James Madison Groom Harewood Charles Town Marriage of Dolley Payne and James Madison
1802/03/22 US Supreme Court orders Secretary of State James Madison to deliver commission to Marbury Secretary of State Marbury v Madison
1805/10/25 Letter from Dolly, still in Philadelphia, to husband James - I have nothing new to tell you. The knee is mending, and I sit just you left me. The doctor, during his short visits, talks of you. He regards you more than any man he knows... Adieu, my beloved Husband Dolly Madison Injured Knee
1808/00/00 Visitor Preston House Saltville
1809/03/04 4th President of the United States: 4 March 1809 - 4 March 1817 The White House Washington, DC
1814/08/24 Captain Robert Dade, in Cramer's Detachment of Maryland Militia, battles the British at Blandensburg Witness Battle of Bladensburg
1814/09/00 The Octagon serves as the Executive Mansion for James and Dolley Madison September 1814 - October 1815 Home The Octagon Washington, DC Event
1815/02/00 President James Madison signs Treaty of Ghen ratification papers US President The Octagon Washington, DC Treaty of Gent
1824/11/04 Lafayette arrives at Thomas Jefferson's Monticello, "at the reposeful seat of his illustrious friend he was a week." Guest Monticello Charlottesville Lafayette's Triumphal Tour of America
1824/11/11 Marquis de Lafayette stays with the Madisons "where he received the limit of hospitality" Host Montpelier Montpelier Station Lafayette's Triumphal Tour of America
1825/08/00 Marquis de Lafayette returns to Montpelier. He visits with 104 year old, retired slave, Granny Milly, her daughters and granddaughters (the youngest was 70). Host Montpelier Montpelier Station Lafayette's Triumphal Tour of America
1828/08/22 Released on a plea of insolvency, Cutts agrees with the bank holding the mortgage to sell his house and lot to former President James Madison in satisfaction of a loan. The house and grounds were then appraised at 5,750 dollars. Owner Cutts-Madison House Washington, DC
1836/06/28 Died Final Resting Place Montpelier Montpelier Station Event

3 Creative Works by James Madison »

Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
Federalist Papers Author 1787/00/00
Virginia Plan Drafter of The Virginia Plan Constitutional document 1787/05/29
United States Bill of Rights Co-author Constitutional document 1789/09/25

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