James Madison Papers

James Madison to Charles J. Ingersoll, 30 August 1832

Augt. 30/32.


J. Madison presents his respects to Mr Ingersoll with many thanks for the Copy of his Address on the 4th of July. It is a proof that fertility of genius can create an interest in a case which in other hands would be barren from apparent exhaustion.

J. M. is sensible of the delay in making the proper return to Mr I for his favor. He has an apology which he is sure will be kindly accepted in his advanced age & the maladies added to it, which have sometimes occasioned omissions as well as delays.

RC (InHi); draft (DLC).

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