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To James Madison from Richard Rush, 13 September 1815

Washington September 13. 1815.
Wednesday morning 8. Oclock.

Dear Sir.

I have just been favored with your confidential letter of the 11th instant, and will lose not a moment in adopting every possible precaution calculated to give effect to its just wishes.

I am astonished at the gross indiscretion that could have dictated or permitted the measure, and you may confidently trust to its being defeated. With very cordial respect &c

R. Rush.


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