James Madison Papers

From James Madison to Benjamin Rush, [3 May 1790]

To Benjamin Rush

[3 May 1790]

… Your hint as to addresses from the H. of Rep. to the National Assembly was perfectly new.1 I am far from thinking that such a measure might not be formed as [to] do credit to this Country and good to both….

Printed extract (Parke-Bernet Catalogue No. 468, “The Alexander Biddle Papers” [1943], pt. 1, item 151).

1See PJM description begins Robert J. Brugger et al., eds., The Papers of James Madison: Secretary of State Series (1 vol. to date; Charlottesville, Va., 1986—). description ends , 13:175–76.

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