Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from James Madison, 25 June [1792]

From James Madison

June 25. [1792]

I wrote last evening by a conveyance that hastly occurred to Fredg. This, an idea occurred which I have executed in the inclosed; and shall carry with me to Orange Ct. today whence I expect to find another to the post office. Yrs. affy.

J. M.

RC (DLC: Madison Papers); partially dated; at head of text: “No. 3.”; addressed: “private Mr. Jefferson”; endorsed by TJ as received 30 June 1792 and so recorded in SJL. According to Madison’s list of letters to TJ, this letter concerned “Mr. J’s answer to Hammond” (see Madison, Papers, description begins William T. Hutchinson, Robert A. Rutland, and others, eds., The Papers of James Madison, Chicago and Charlottesville, 1962–, 17 vols. description ends xiv, 328n). Enclosure not found.

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