Montpellier Mar. 23. 1832
I have recd. your favor of the 19th. & am much indebted for the trouble you have taken in determining the Lat: & Long of Montpellier, a scientific distinction not before conferred on it.
I have recd. also the 2. pamphlets by Mr Gray, for which I owe you my thanks. "The Oration" proves that his talents were not unequal subject & the occasion, signal as these were. The "letter to Govr. Lincoln", seems to have very ably handled its subject, the latter branch of which, is a knotty one in all seminaries disclaiming Religious Sectarianism.
I am very sensible of the kindness which sympathises with my Rheumatic condition. It still keeps me a prisoner, with my lower limbs & my hands much crippled.
Mrs. M. & our Son unite with me in the respects & cordial salutations I pray to to accept