James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Benjamin Joy, 6 June 1822

From Benjamin Joy

Boston 6th June 1822.


I have had the honor of rec[e]iving your favor of the 30th. Ulto. For your very friendly attention be pleased to accept my acknowledgement.

I had understood from Mr Webster who is agent for my Claim, that a Copy which I now have of my brothers letter to you might answer at Washington; and not wishing to cause you further trouble is the reason why I omitted to request you to forward the original. Be pleased to accept my thanks for forwarding the letter to Mr Cutts to whom I will write to deliver it to Mr Webster when he shall have occation for it. With the highest respect I am Sir your much obliged Hhble Servt.

B: Joy

RC (DLC: Rives Collection, Madison Papers). Docketed by JM.

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