Grange. January 25th. 1809
Mr. Pendelton who will shortly Visit the Ceat of Government is Charged with a Petition to the Hon’bl. the House of Representitives for the Major Generals half pay of Mr. Hamilton. Your Influence in promoting my Wish that it May Succeed will be Gratifying to Me and a great benefit to my Children. With Much Esteem
DLC: Papers of James Madison.