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Your letter of the 4th. May, has been so long in hand that I am really sorry to be obliged to acknowledge the receipt of it, without complying with the request it makes. In my present situation, it has not been possible to furnish the information immediately of myself. I have accordingly been obliged to apply by letters to friends in those parts of the Country where the information was to be...
Your letter of the 28th. Feby. on the subject of a 2d. edition of your Geography with the chapter concerning Virginia extracted from the 1st. came duly to hand. I have hitherto delayed answering it, in hopes that the adjournment of Congs. & my return to Virginia would afford me leisure & oppy. to execute the little task you allotted me. Finding now that the period within which your new work is...
I have received your letter of the 16th. with the printed constitution of a Society for the benefit of the Indians. Esteeming as I do the objects of the Institution, I can not decline the honorary relation to it which has been conferred on me; though good wishes be the only returns I shall be able to make. Beside the general motive of benevolence, the remnants of the Tribes within our limits...
J. Madison presents his respects to the Revd. Dr. Morse & to his son, with acknowledgments for the Copies of “The New system of Modern Geogy.” and “The new System of Geogy. antient & Modern,” with which he has been favored. He has not been able to give them a particular examination. A very cursory one, has left no doubt that each will bear a very advantageous comparison with any similar...
J. Madison presents his respects to Docr. Morse with the annexed answers to the Queries accompanying his letter of the 14th. inst: as far as they were applicable to this State. The answers could not be conveniently extended as much as might perhaps be desired. Their brevity & inadequacy will be an apology for requesting that if any use should be made of them, it may be done without reference...