Montpellier April 9. 1826
I have duly recd. your favor of Mar. 29. accompanied by the two copies, one, of your Speech on a proposed amendment of the Constitution of the U.S., the other, of a Report on the Mission to Panama. The documents contain very able & interesting views of their respective subjects, and belong to the select class of Materials for an instructive history of the discussions & proceedings of the present Congress. With my thanks for the polite communication, I tender you, Sir, assurances of my high esteem & my best wishes.
RC (MHi: Everett Collection); draft (NN).