James Madison Papers

Robert G. Scott to James Madison, 27 September 1824

Richmond September 27th 1824


The Volunteer Companies of the State, intend Celebrating at York the 19th day of October next, and have invited General La Fayette to that Village on that day—By the request and authority of a delegation from these Companies I beg leave to solicit your Company, to unite with the Volunteers and Citizens of the State on that occasion in giving evidence of our gratitude, towards this benefactor of our Country, and in Commemorating one of the most interesting events in the history of the nation; and to assure you the Sincere gratification which your presence will afford them. I am with high Consideration Your Obedient Servant

Robert G. Scott

RC (DLC). Docketed by JM.

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