James Madison Papers

Ralph Randolph Gurley to James Madison, 31 March 1834

Philadelphia March 31st 1834


Some months ago, I was requested, to ask of you the favour, to transmit a brief letter of introduction to the Friends of the American Colonization in England & France, in behalf of the Rev Chas Brooks of Hingham Massachusetts, now on a tour through Europe, & who expressed a great desire to promote as far as possible the Interests of our Institution. Mr Brooks is a highly respectable Clergyman of the Unitarian Church. He is well informed in regard to the objects & prospects of the Society. He thought a line from your pen, might aid him in his benevolent efforts to promote the Cause. Should you Sir be pleased to meet his views, the letter may be enclosed to myself at New York, at any time during two weeks. With the highest respect Dr Sir I have the honor to be your Obt St

R R Gurley


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