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To James Madison from Robert Taylor, 30 October 1809

From Robert Taylor

Oct 30th. 1809.

Dear Sir

Yours inclosing a fifty dollar bill1 was duly received and according to direction $47.59 were paid to Mr. Purdy a receipt for which is now inclosed to you—the residue shall be paid to your brother upon the first opportunity. Yrs afftely

Robert Taylor2

RC (DLC). Enclosure not found.

1Letter not found.

2Robert Taylor (1763–1845) was an Orange County resident and JM’s second cousin. He corresponded with JM occasionally throughout his life (PJM description begins William T. Hutchinson et al., eds., The Papers of James Madison (1st ser., vols. 1-10, Chicago, 1962-77, vols. 11-17, Charlottesville, Va., 1977-91). description ends , 15:52 n. 3).

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