Pittsfield, January 10th. 1816.
As a feeble testimony of admiration of your public charities & private virtues, the Berkshire Agricultural Society has instructed me, to transmit to Your Excellency, Diploma of Honorary Member thereof.
I feel myself perculiarly happy in this occasion to renew an assurance of the high Consideration with which I have the honor to be Most Respectfully, Your Excellencys Most Obdt. St.
DLC: Papers of James Madison.