James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Bartholomew Dandridge, Jr., 31 March 1795

From Bartholomew Dandridge, Jr.

Tuesday 31. March–1795

Bw. Dandridge1 presents his compliments to Mr. Madison, & by direction of The President, asks the pleasure of Mr. & Mrs. Madisons company to dine in a family way tomorrow at 3 o’Clock.

an answer if you please.

P.S. Will Mr. Madison be good enough to give the enclosed letter a conveyance to G S Washington?

RC (MdAN). Addressed by Dandridge.

1Bartholomew Dandridge, Jr. (d. 1802), a nephew of Martha Washington, had succeeded Tobias Lear as the president’s private secretary in 1793 (Jackson and Twohig, Diaries of George Washington, 6:93, 179).

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