Thomas Jefferson Papers

James Madison to Thomas Jefferson, 12 February 1818

From James Madison

Montpellier Feby 12. 1818

Dear Sir

I have recd yours of the 6th inclosing the letters to & from Dr Cooper, and forward the former by this days mail, the first that has offered. The relinquishment of our claim on him was unavoidable, and but reasonable. and it could not have been made known to him in more suitable terms.1

RC (DLC: Madison Papers); fragment; endorsed by TJ as received 17 Feb. 1818 and so recorded in SJL.

1Remainder of text clipped.

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