James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Samuel Miller, 11 January 1822

From Samuel Miller

Princeton, Jany. 11 1822.


Having lately made a small publication, in support of what I deem to be truth, I do myself the honour most respectfully to request your acceptance of a copy of it1—and am, Sir, with the highest consideration, your obedient servant

Saml: Miller2

RC (DLC). Docketed by JM “Miller S. (Revd).”

1Samuel Miller, A Letter to the Editor of the Unitarian Miscellany: In Reply to an Attack, by an Anonymous Writer in That Work, on a Late Ordination Sermon Delivered in Baltimore (Baltimore, 1821; Shoemaker 6052).

2Samuel Miller (1769–1850) was a 1789 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and served as professor of Ecclesiastical History and Church Government at the Theological Seminary at Princeton, 1813–49 (H. A. Boardman, A Discourse Commemorative of the Character and Life of the Late Rev. Samuel Miller, D.D. of Princeton, New Jersey. … [Philadelphia, 1850], 38–40).

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