James Madison Papers

James Madison to Duff Green, 18 October 1827

Montpr. Ocr. 18. 1827

I have recd. Sir your letter of the 15th. Having within a few days made a communication for public use in wch. occasion was taken to say; generally, that I had made no previous communication for the press, on any subject connected with the existing State of parties, it can not, if ever requisite & proper be so now, to give a particular authority for the purpose expressed in your letter. With respect

J. M

Draft (DLC).

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