Washington March 2nd,
Mr Verplanck presents his respects to Mr Madison and requests his acceptance on behalf of the artists and authors of the publication of a copy of the proof impressions of the first number of the American Landscape.
Mr. Verplanck takes the occasion to say that his father who was a representative from New York during the whole of Mr Jefferson’s administration & one of its staunchest supporters & who still enjoys great health & activity, frequently expresses his kind & warm recollections of Mr Madison & still more so of Mrs Madison.
RC (DLC). Docketed by JM. Enclosed in John M. Patton to JM, 9 Mar. 1831.