James Madison Papers

James Madison to Asher Robbins, 21 March 1832

Montpr. Mar. 21. 1832

J. M has duly recd. the Speech of Mr. R on the "protection of American industry. J. M. has read it, as he has others taking opposite views of the subject, with a just sense of the eloquence & ability, brought forth by the discussion. He cannot but hope, notwithstanding the antipode opinions wch. have appeared, that some intermediate ground will be traced, for an accommodation, so impressively called for by patriotic considerations. With his thanks to Mr. R. for his friendly regards, he tenders him assurances of his continued esteem & good wishes


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