Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from James Madison, 16 August 1801

From James Madison

Augst 16. 1801

Dear Sir

Mrs. Tudor (the lady of Judge Tudor of Boston) with her son, intending to be at Monticello this evening or tomorrow, I entrust to them the inclosed papers, which will thus reach you a little earlier, than if detained for the mail, by which I shall again write to you. In the mean time I remain

Yours most respectfully & affy.

James Madison

RC (ViU); endorsed by TJ as received 16 Aug. and so recorded in SJL as from the State Department with notation “inclosing papers & ad legendum.” Enclosure: Joel Roberts Poinsett to TJ, 24 July. Other enclosures not found.

Delia Jarvis Tudor, the wife of Massachusetts state senator William Tudor, traveled with her son, William Tudor, Jr. (George Clinton to TJ, 29 July 1801).

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