James Madison Papers

To James Madison from William Marshall, 19 June 1801

From William Marshall

Charleston June 19th. 1801.


Mr. Charles Pinckney, has been so good, as to send me, the enclosed, wh. I requested from him to accompany my Letter of The 16th. Inst. It came to hand too Late for Wednesday’s Post.

I have nothing further to add, on that Subject, But to express my Anxious Wish, that the Application may be Successful.

I am extremely Happy, Sir, in the occasion, wh. this Letter affords me, of Assuring you, How greatly I admire the principles, wh. have Established the present Administration, wh. I consider as the True Type of The Genius, Spirit, & character of the American Constitution. I beg leave to Tender You the Assurance of my Sincere Respect, & to proffer, the aid of my feeble Services in any of yr. Commands In Carolina. To extend The sphere of Republicanism, & The influence of your own high personal character, In this Quarter of The United States, will always afford Me particular gratification. I am Sir With great Consideration Yr. very Hbl. st.

W. Marshall

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