James Madison Papers

James Madison to Nicholas P. Trist, 22 May 1827

Given to N. P. T. by James Madison Montpellier May 22. 1827.

"Mr Jefferson returned to me my letters to hi<m> (some of wh. however are missing, wh. perhaps he destroyed). Of some of those returned, I find I have copies; among them, one on the subject of his views with regard to the right to bind future generations. This I will give to you."

Copy and copy of enclosure (DLC: Jefferson Papers). The enclosure is a copy of JM to Thomas Jefferson, 4 Feb. 1790.

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