This site is devoted to the life, letters, and legacy of Dolley Payne Todd Madison, wife of James Madison. In addition to providing a selection of her letters, this site includes biographical essays, a timeline, images, and answers to frequently asked questions about Dolley Madison.
The National Archives, through its National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC), has entered into a cooperative agreement with The University of Virginia Press to create this site and make freely available online the historical documents of the Founders of the United States of America. This site provides online access to all of the content of the print edition of The Papers of James Madison.
The Montpelier Foundation's Web site on Montpelier, Madison's home, provides biographical information about James and Dolley Madison and describes how the Montpelier community lived — the Madisons, the enslaved community, and the freedmen, after emancipation. It also contains information about the gardens and grounds, as well as the archaeological sites at Montpelier.
The New York Public Library's James Madison Papers, dated 1773-1847, primarily consist of correspondence and documents either written by or sent James Madison. Topics of the correspondence include the American Revolution, war intelligence reports, foreign relations, political events, slavery, and domestic and family affairs.
The University of Virginia provides information about The Papers of James Madison, a comprehensive and annotated edition of the correspondence and papers of James Madison. This site contains a brief biography of Madison, a selected bibliography, and a few sample documents.
The Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of Virginia presents essays about Madison and his life before, during, and after his presidential terms. It additionally provides biographical information about Dolley Madison and cabinet officials of each administration.