James Madison Papers

To James Madison from John R. Phillips, 27 November 1801

From John R. Phillips

Newport Ne⟨w C⟩astle County Deleware
27 Novbr. 1801

Dr sir,

In conversation with a ⟨g⟩entleman from the State of Virginia at Baltimore a ⟨f⟩ew days past on the Subject of Merchant Mills, he info⟨rm⟩’d me that you or one of your Brothers he was not certain ⟨w⟩hich had one in Madison County On the Rappedan about Sixt⟨y⟩ Miles above Fredericksburgh. Which he believ’d was Either for Sale or rent the Ensueing Spring. Wishing to rent or purchase one in a good wheat Neighbourhood in Virginia, any further Information you Can favour me with on the Subject will be most thankfully Receivd by—Dr sir, your friend & fellow Citizen

John R Phillips1

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