James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Benjamin Henry Latrobe, 19 May 1811

¶ From Benjamin Henry Latrobe

Letter not found. 19 May 1811, Philadelphia. Calendared by Latrobe in a list of “Letters written at Philadelphia May 1811” as forwarding a copy of his “⟨ann⟩iversary oration” (MdHi: Latrobe Letterbooks). Latrobe’s Anniversary Oration, Pronounced before the Society of Artists of the United States,… on the Eighth of May, 1811 (Philadelphia, 1811; Shaw and Shoemaker description begins R. R. Shaw and R. H. Shoemaker, comps., American Bibliography: A Preliminary Checklist for 1801–1819 (22 vols. to date; New York, 1958—). description ends 23189) is reprinted in Van Horne, Papers of Latrobe description begins John C. Van Horne and Lee W. Formwalt, eds., The Correspondence and Miscellaneous Papers of Benjamin Henry Latrobe (3 vols.; New Haven, 1984–88). description ends , 3:67–84. It was also reprinted in the National Intelligencer on 20 July 1811, possibly from the copy Latrobe forwarded to JM.

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