Sepr. 10. 1828
At the date of my last, I expected to comply in a few days with the request in yours of Aug. 7. Circumstances occurred which have delayed—thus long—my receiving the papers referred to. I lose no time in forwarding them, committing the Letter as you desired to the care of the post. M. Genl. With respect & good wishes
Draft (DLC). The draft of JM to John McLean, September 10, 1828, is subjoined.