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To James Madison from Henry Lee, 22 April 1808

Alexa. 22d. April 08

Dear Sir

It belongs to me to try to aid those I esteem & who stand in need of it. Such is the case with Mr. Clark. He was with me the other day & really I think yr. law officer has treated him out of the way. Mr Rodney talked of returning directly & promised as soon as he did return to finish his affair. Now he writes he shall not return till called for by the P. In this condition what can Mr C do, waiting as he has for 6 months on the will of the A General. He thinks you can point out the course, & he solicits me to break the matter to you. I do so reluctantly for I know yr. many engagements. Yrs. with great respect & regard

H: Lee

DLC: Papers of James Madison.

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