James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Benjamin Henry Latrobe, 19 February 1811

From Benjamin Henry Latrobe

Washington Feby 19h. 1811


In order to furnish some apology for the writer of the anonymous letter, I enclose a letter [illegible] written in 1797.

A Member of the committee informs me that all the equivocal passages are underlined, ⟨& that⟩ if they were not so that they could make no impression. With high respect I am &c

B H Latrobe

Copy (MdHi: Latrobe Letterbooks). In Latrobe’s hand; written on the verso of a copy of Latrobe to JM, 12 [11] Feb. 1811. Filed after Latrobe to Robert Fulton, 16 Feb. 1813 (ibid.).

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