James Madison Papers

Alexander Garrett to James Madison, 9 April 1827

Charlottesville 9th April 1827.

Dear Sir

Annexed I send you the copy of a letter just recieved from the C. Auditor in relation to the loan of $25000 asked for the University, my letter to the President & Directors of the Literary fund of the 30th ult; was written by direction of Genl. Cocke and I was further directed, that, in case, the board should decline the loan, then to open a negociation with some one of the banks in Richmond. Very Respectfully Sir Your Most Obt. St.

Alex Garrett Br Va.

RC (ViU). Docketed by JM: "Loan."

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