James Madison Papers

James Monroe to James Madison, 1 December 1827

Oak hill Decr. 1. 1827.

Dear Sir

I enclose you a copy of the letter to Genl. Jackson, of the 21st of octr. 1814. requested in your last of the 16th ulto. The papers mentiond in that letter were recd—

I send you one from Mr Ingersoll, relating to your late communication, of your views, respecting the power of the Genl. govt. to encourage domestic manufactures, in reply to which, I assurd him, that I fully concurrd in the sentiment expressd by you.

I have recd. one lately from Col: H. Mercer, in reply to mine to him, referrd to in my last, in which he assures me, that he will endeavor to prevent any application either to you or me, approving as he does, neutrality on our part, in the pending question. I cannot now find it or wod. send it—very sincerely your friend

James Monroe


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