Montpr. Decr. 19 1828
I have recd. the copy of your Speech politely forwarded. I have read it with pleasure on acct. of its intrinsic merits, & permit me to add with the greater, as it presents you in a position which Opens an important field for the exercise of the talents & virtues, of which you left the lively remembrance among us. The Baroness de Neuville has been so kind as to charge Mrs. Cutts with expressions towards Mrs. Madison & myself, for which we join in offering our ackts., & a return of our cordial respects, with all our good wishes both to her & yourself. With great esteem & considn.