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I have only time to enclose you my late message to the Legislature–and to say that I expect to setout in a day or two for Albemarle, and hope to have the pleasure of seeing you and Mrs Madison about the 20th of January, when I trust I shall have the happiness of finding you both in good health. Your friend RC ( ICHi ).
My friend Mr Robert C. Winthrop, a son of the Lieut: Governor of Massachusetts, being desirous of seeing Virginia, and particularly anxious to become personally acquainted with you, I take the liberty of introducing him, and his Lady, and Miss Gardner, by whom he is accompanyed, to you and Mrs. Madison I avail myself of this occasion to send you and Mrs Madison a lithographic likeness recently...
Edward Coles On Acct with James Madison For a check on the Bank of Va inclosed I. A. Coles in payment of Bank Stock--being $16:00 over and above the amt. due for Id. Stocke 16:00 Cr By cash enclosed 16:00 00:00 Ms (DLC) .
Received of James Madison one hundred and twenty dollars in full of interest on his note up to May 1831. which amount I have entered on the back of the said note— Ms (ICHi) .
It was my intention to have seen or written to you before this. But I was detained in Richd. by a bilious attack, and since my arrival here I have been in daily expectation of a visit from Mr. Stevenson, who promised me to be here, and to accompany me on a visit to you & Mrs. Madison. By this days mail I got a letter from him in which he informed me he should be compelled to postpone his visit...
Mr. Birkbeck, a very extensive, and one of the most scientific and best practical agriculturalists of England, not liking the present state of things here, and having a very exalted opinion of our Country, and being also a great admirer of its political institutions, has determined to remove to and settle in it with his Family. Knowing your partiality for agriculture, I take the liberty of...
I send you enclosed two communications of the Governor, & a report of a Committee of the Legislature of Illinois, in relation to the right of the States to the public Lands situated within them. The great interest felt by many Citizens in this and other States in which the U. S. claim the soil, and the apprehension of the consequences which may result from a conflict between the States...
You will doubtless be surprised to find that I am here. It was my intention to have remained in Illinois until next winter, but circumstances, which I will explain when I have the pleasure of seeing you, induced me very suddenly to change my determination, and to come on by the most direct route to this place. I shall remain here and in NewYork until some time about the first of May, when I...
Agreeably to your request I have paid to the printer of the National Gazette the five dollars you sent him, and enclosed I transmit you his receipt. My sister Stevenson has borne her journey so far better than I expected. Her health has evidently improved since her arrival here. Doctor Physick had left the City before our arrival. She has consulted Doctors Chapman & Dewies, who seem confident...
Your letter of the 8th of Nov: was recd. in due time, and should have been sooner answered, but for my absence from this place, and the expectation, which has been deferred from time to time, of finding the volumes of Franklins works which you requested me to procure. I enquired at the principal Book stores in the City, and of the persons I thought most likely to possess information, without...