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To James Madison from John Mason, 26 August 1805

From John Mason

Geo Town 26 Augt 1805

Dear Sir

On the 15th. Inst your note for $500 endorsed by me became due in the Bank of Columbia. As I was not provided with a note of yours to offer for renewal I obtained leave to discount my own note in lieu thereof for 20 Days, to give time to receive yours.

I now take the liberty to enclose one in due form, which be pleased sign and return me so as to be here by the 4th of Septr: the day, on which, it must go into Bank.

Permit me Sir to offer my respects to Mrs Madison & my best wishes for her speedy restoration to perfect health. With great Respect & Esteem I have the honour to be Sir your very obt Sert

J. Mason

RC (DLC).

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