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From James Madison to Robert S. Garnett, 22 April 1824

To Robert S. Garnett

Montpr. Apl. 22. 1824

J. M. presents his respects to Mr. Garnett who obligingly forwarded the Volume from Majr. Lee,1 and requests the favor of him to add the place to the Address of the inclosed letter;2 the proper one being unknown to J. M.

Draft (DLC). Written below the draft of JM to Henry Lee, 22 Apr. 1824.

1Henry Lee, The Campaign of 1781 in the Carolinas; With Remarks Historical and Critical on Johnson’s Life of Greene. … (Philadelphia, 1824; Shoemaker description begins Richard H. Shoemaker, comp., A Checklist of American Imprints for 1820–1829 (11 vols.; New York, 1964–72). description ends 16878). Henry Lee (1787–1837), the son of Henry “Light-Horse Harry” Lee of Revolutionary War fame, and half brother of Robert E. Lee, was a graduate of the College of William and Mary and a veteran of the War of 1812. He wrote a number of books, including two in defense of his father, and pamphlets and newspaper articles in support of Andrew Jackson’s presidential campaign.

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