James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Cyrus Griffin, 3 March 1809

York Town, March 3d. 1809

Dear Sir,

Will you permit an old and sincere Friend to congratulate his Country, on what Tomorrow Shall auspicially witness: from my Heart and Soul I rejoice at Your Elevation to the chief Magistray of our Union.

Long, very long, may you en joy the best Health—as I am certain you will live long in the Blessings of the American people. With every Sentiment of perfect Respect and Esteem, for Yourself, and most amiable Lady, I am, dear Sir,

Cyrus Griffin

DLC: Papers of James Madison.

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