James Madison Papers

Henry Lee to James Madison, 30 May 1829

Washington 30th. May 1829


To ensure your well-pleased extension of the usual kindness of your hospitality to Mr. Alfred Langdon Elwyn (the bearer of this note) I have only to mention that he is the grandson of the great patriot of New Hampshire, with whose public & private virtues you <...> doubtly familiar. Returned from a long and studious residence in England & France, he is desirous of seeing our university, and of forming an acquaintance with those of our citizens who have been regarded as the ornaments of our country.

You will I hope therefore excuse the liberty I take in facilitating his access to your self. With sincere respect I remain, Sir, yr most obt. and most humble Srt.

H. Lee

RC (DLC). Docketed by JM.

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