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John Marshall to James Madison, December 1829

[ca. 1829]

Dear Sir

Mr. Wattles is an artist from Baltimore who is desirous of taking your portrait. Although I am sensible of the numerous applications of the same character to which you are exposed, I can not refuse to introduce this additional applicant for the same favour. Mr. Wattles has placed me on canvass, and the likeness is thought remarkably good With great and respectful esteem I am your Obedt

J Marshall

RC (ViU).

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