Aug. 20. 1829
J.M. recd. some time since the pamphlet politely forwarded to him by Mr. Lewis; but has been prevented by ill health from not sooner returning the thanks due for it. He has not even yet been able to give it such a perusal as it justly claims. He can not be mistaken however in saying that it manifests no common talent for philosophical and instructive views of the subject of which it treats.