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I recd. your letter of the 11th. enclosing the Memorial now returned of Francis Taylor to the Virginia House of Delegates in 17.85. I should be sorry that the Reps. of Colo. Taylor should fail in a claim, if just in itself, from a want of regular proof to the fact, "that he considered himself and the Officers who retired with him, as having been raised on Continental Establishment" but my...
I hope you will pardon this intrusion of mine and the apology I have to make will I hope be deemed sufficient when I say that the fewness of Officers now living who can testify to the events of ’79 and ’81—and who are acquainted with the Events of that day is my reason for thus troubling you: I had placed in my charge the claim of Francis Taylor Colo. of the Regt. of Guards—stationed at the...
Your letter of the 25th. of Augst. last was duly recd. and I must leave the delay of this acknowledgment of it to your indulgent explanation. I regret the delay itself less than the scanty supply of authographs requested from me. The truth is that my files have been so often resorted to on such occasions, within a few years past, that they have become quite barren, especially in the case of...
Tell Mary that I am very thankful for her present of Guava Jelly as a soothing for my cold, and that I wish her to be as distinguished among the girls as the Guava is among the Jellies. Tell her also that when I can find a remedy for my Rheumatic fingers I will send her my name written, as in health it would be. Tr (owned by Mrs. James Madison Cutts, III, Chevy Chase, Md.). Addressed to Mrs....
J. Madison with his respects to Mr Biddle thanks him for the Copy of the very able and important "Report of a Committee of the Directors of the Bank of the United States RC (DLC : Nicholas Biddle Papers); draft (DLC) .
J. M. with his best respects to Professor Dunglison, thanks him for the Copy of his "Introductory Lecture". It sweeps away very appropriately the errors & follies of times past; as a preparation for lessons dictated by experience & Science. Draft (DLC) .
J. Madison with his best respects to Govr. Lincoln, offers him many thanks for the "Report by Professor Hitchcock, on the Geology &c &c of Massachusetts; with the Illustrations Plates. The work is of much intrinsic value, and presents an example which it may be ho[pe]d will not be lost on other States. Draft (DLC) .
The "Naval Lyceum" at the U. S Navy Yard, will be highly gratified to place on their shelves, even a single volume , from your Excellencys Library, wh. your autograph within, the books, an attempt is making wh. success, to procure a volme. for posterity, from each of the late Presidents of the United States. Be pleased to express your determination, & pleasure, to the Naval Lyceum Secretary,...
I owe you an apoligy for not having before informed you, that there was a final Decree in relation to your Mothers Estate at Augt. term. You are to rece. from Mr<s>. Macon the sum of $227.65. with Interest on $196.77, part thereof from 1<4th> May 1833 & from your brother the sum of $210.87—with Int. on $135.03—part <time>, from 15th May 1833—They pay the mony directly to you, that is, not...
I have recd. yrs acknowledgg the rect. of the remittance from Col. Peyton. The wagons set off today & will apply to you for loads of plaister on their return They will continue to do so as long as they are employed in taking flour. Please to send by them 20 pounds of best steel for axes & the oil alluded to in your letter. The bottle of magnesia sent by Aleck having been broken please send two...