Montpellier Feby 19. 1823
The inclosed letters & papers being addressed to you as well as me, I am not at liberty to withhold them. tho’ I know the disrelish you will feel for such appeals. I give an answer, in a manner for us both, intimating the propriety of our abstaining from any participation in the electioneering measures on foot.
DLC: Papers of James Madison.