James Madison Papers

From James Madison to Peter Cardelli, 4 November 1819

To Peter Cardelli

Novr. 4. 1819


I have recd your letter of Ocr 29. relating to the Busts & Medals and shall take an early oppy. for their transportation from Potowmac Creek. You have omitted to mention the amount to be remitted to you. Be pleased to drop me an intimation of it; & to forward a bust of Mr. Jefferson whenever it shall be executed. Accept Sir my friendly respects

J. M

Draft (DLC). Adhered to the lower left corner of the draft is a slip of paper with a note in an unidentified hand: “Mr. James S. Cole Tavern Keeper Potomac Creek.” On the verso of the slip: “Ste[a]m boat is Paid / Pr. Cardelli.”

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