To James Monroe
Nov. 24. 1801. Washington.
Th:J. to J.M.
The inclosed is the result of consideration & consultation between mr Madison & myself. if there be any thing you may think could be changed for the better, send it back, & it shall be altered.
I congratulate you on the certain event of peace, whatever it’s conditions may be. health & happiness cum ceteris votis.
RC (DLC: Monroe Papers); addressed: “James Monroe Governor of Virginia Richmond”; franked and postmarked; endorsed by Monroe. Enclosure: the following document.
After seeing the enclosure, Monroe did not send it back, but suggested a change. See note to the next document.