James Madison Papers

To James Madison from William Logan, 28 July 1819

From William Logan

Charleston So. Carolina 28 July 1819.


In compliance with a resolve of the 76. Association, I have the honor of requesting your acceptance of Mr. Condys Oration1—delivered before that Society on the 5th. ultimo. I Remain Sir—with great Respect Your obedient Servant

Wm. Logan2
Chairman Standg: Comte:

RC (DLC). Addressed by Logan to JM at Montpelier and franked. Postmarked “Aug 2.” Docketed by JM, with his note: “Oration in Chs.ton S.C. on 4th. of July.”

1Thomas D. Condy, An Oration, Delivered, in St. Philip’s Church, before an Assemblage of the Inhabitants of Charleston, South-Carolina, on the 5th Day of July, 1819 (Charleston, 1819; Shaw and Shoemaker description begins R. R. Shaw and R. H. Shoemaker, comps., American Bibliography: A Preliminary Checklist for 1801–1819 (22 vols.; New York, 1958–66). description ends 47692).

2This was probably William Logan (1776–1854), a Charleston lawyer and planter who later in life became secretary and librarian of the Charleston Library Society (George William Logan, A Record of the Logan Family of Charleston, South Carolina [Sacramento, Calif., 1874], 26, 28 n., 28–29).

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