James Madison Papers

Matthew Maury to James Madison, 24 January 1826

Richmond 24 January 1826


My Father, in a late letter, desired me in case there appeared no chance of my soon presenting the enclosed letter in person to forward it to you.

As I am now on my way to Charleston, I accordingly take the liberty of forwarding it, hoping upon my return to Virginia next Summer to do myself the honour of giving you a call.

I am pleased to say that my Father tells me in his last letter that he has not been in greater vigour & activity for several years; indeed he has an unusual degree of health for one of his years. With much respect, I am, Sir, Your Most Obedient Servant

M Maury

RC (DLC). Docketed by JM.

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