May 29. 1827
Your favor of the 25th. has been duly recd and partaking as I do in the kind service rendered in the transaction committed to you, I beg you to accept my share of the acknowledgements.
I unite with Mrs. Madison in returning the affectionate expression from Mrs. Rutherfood & yourself; which we shall be happy in repeating at Montpr. whenever you exchange the atmosphere of Richd. for the boasted air of our mountains With cordial salutations