James Madison Papers

James Madison to Bernard Peyton, 20 March 1828

Mar. 20—1828

Dear Sir

Mr. Cabell has obligingly procured for me a sight of the 1st. vol. of the Journals of the H. of Delegates just published. But, it does not reach to the Sessions of 1784-5. 1785-6. & 1786-7. for wch. I had occasion If these have been struck off, tho’ not finally put together for publication, and be attainable in that form only, I would ask the favor of you to purchase me a copy if to be had in that way, or on loan, to be returned in a reasonable time. Be so good as to let me know the result of your application and if it be successful I will point out a mode of transmission.

You will see by the inclosed note that I avail myself of your continued aid at the Bank With esteem & friendly [resps.]


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