From James Madison, Sr.
[ca. 15 March 1794]
Timothy looks well; but the last sowed is much turn’d out of the Ground: the new Seed will be sowed as soon as the ground is dry enough
Wheat looks very well except the last 8 Bushels sowed
L. C1 has got stuff enough for 8 Waggons except the Naves & some stuff for Bar Share brakes—& is getting Shingles for a Grainary: How large will you have it
Apple Trees are all planted at Sawney’s—Money is come to hand but loss in the Coin
The Dams at the Ditches are all broke: they must be done with Stone; when convenient
Ms (DLC). Notes in the hand of James Madison, Sr., for a response to JM’s letter to him of 21 Feb. 1794. Written below the signature of that letter. Probably formed the basis of a letter to JM which has not been found.
1. Lewis Collins was a Montpelier overseer.