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To James Madison from Benjamin Henry Latrobe, 19 February 1811

From Benjamin Henry Latrobe

Washington Feby 19h. 1811


In order to furnish some apology for the writer of the anonymous letter, I enclose a letter [illegible] written in 1797.

A Member of the committee informs me that all the equivocal passages are underlined, ⟨& that⟩ if they were not so that they could make no impression. With high respect I am &c

B H Latrobe

Copy (MdHi: Latrobe Letterbooks). In Latrobe’s hand; written on the verso of a copy of Latrobe to JM, 12 [11] Feb. 1811. Filed after Latrobe to Robert Fulton, 16 Feb. 1813 (ibid.).

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