Charleston April 13th 1833
As an American Citizen, and one of the Committee to carry into effect the objects mention’d in the enclosed Circular I have taken the liberty of addressing one to you—
Beleiving as I do that if exertions are not made, to the Contrary our young people will grow up with cold feelings towards the General Government I know of no one to whom I could more properly address myself than to the "Father and faithful expounder of the Constitution" In hopes that this will not be considered too great a trespass upon your valuable time I remain with great respect yr ob. St.
Benjn. F. Pepoon
RC and enclosure (DLC). Enclosure is William Drayton and others to JM, 11 Apr. 1833.