James Madison Papers

Ferdinand R. Hassler to James Madison, 24 November 1825

NewYork 24th Novr 1825.

Excellent Sir

I take the Liberty herewith to present to You a Copy of my papers upon the Coast Survey which had remained in Manuscript with the philosophical Society of Philadelphia since 1819.

I shall extremely gratified if the manner in which You will see by it that this work was introduced and intended to make more extensively usefull continues to meet the aprobation which You have been so Kind to give in time to them when presented to You in time, and give You the satisfaction at which I aimed in the execution of the trust You had laid in me. I have the honor to be with particular esteemed respect Most Excellent Sir Your most obt hle St

F:R: Hassler

RC (DLC). Docketed by JM.

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