James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Benjamin Hollinshead, 27 February 1816

Charleston February 27th. 1816

Mr. President Honorable Sir

I wrote a letter addressed to your excellence the 3d. Ult. For which I was desirous of your honorable correspondence Mr. President, I again take the liberty of addressing your honor, on the occasion of reprinting the assemblies & Catechism for which I am securing a copy right. I inclose a copy of my subscription, may it Pleas your Honor to Grant me a benefit in the City of Washington and its vicinity. Not that I wish to incumber you honor, about the collection of subscribers; but may it please your honor, to ⟨   ⟩ favour some one of the respectable ministers of the Gospel that will take a pleasure in attending to a laudable business of this importance. I am happy, under your magnanimous Parental Administration. Do please to correspond with me. I am with great respect your humble servant

Rev. Dr. Benjamin Hollinshead

DLC: Papers of James Madison.

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