James Madison Papers

James Taylor to James Madison, 9 July 1827

Columbus Ohio July 9th. 1827.

My dear Sir

I do my self the pleasure to introduce to your acquaintance, Chapman Coleman Esqr Marshal of the State of Kentucky, a particular friend of mine & one of our worthiest citizens.

Mr Coleman is a native of your County, but left it when quite young & has not visited it since til the present trip. You will find him able to give you much information, both as to your friends & acquaintances, as well as what relates to our Country generally.

Accept with your good lady & the good old Lady assurances of my best respects and am my dear Sir yours truly

This coarse paper is all I could procure at a late hour at night as M<r> C. was passing it in the Stage

James Taylor

RC (DLC). Docketed by JM.

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