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From Thomas Jefferson to James Madison, 27 July 1804

July 27. 04.

Th:J. to J.M.

I inclose you Story’s oration that you may be enabled to take his measure. be so good as to return it. I retain the letter of E. Livingston urging the validity of Baron Bastrop’s monopoly of the Indian commerce for 10. years, because I presume it may be proper to lay it before Congress. the postmaster at Washington writes me that during our recess the post will come 3. times a week, the 3d. being extra for this particular term, to wit,

extra. permanent. permanent
leave Washington Sunday. Tuesday. Thursday at 7. P.M.
arrive at Milton Tuesday Thursday Saturday 6. P.M.
leave Milton Wednesday Friday Sunday 4. A.M.
arrive at Washington Thursday Saturday Monday 8. P.M.

Affectionate salutations.

DLC: Papers of James Madison, Rives Collection.

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