James Madison Papers

James Madison to Charles J. Ingersoll and Others, 13 October 1830

Montpr. Ocr. 13. 1830

J. Madison has recd. the polite invitation of the "Penn Society" to their anniversary dinner on the 25th. inst: Being under the necessity of denying himself, the pleasure of accepting it, he complies with the requested alternative by offering as a toast--"The immortal memory of Penn who subdued the ferocity of Savages by his virtues & enlightened the Civilized world by his Institutions"


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