James Madison Papers

From James Madison to George W. Erving, 31 December 1801

To George W. Erving

Washington Decr. 31. 1801

Dear Sir

You will receive this from the hands of Mr. Christie1 heretofore a member of Congress from the State of Maryland. He proposes a visit to England, and I beg leave to make him known to you as a fellow citizen entitled to your esteem & civilities. As he leaves this country at an interesting moment in our public affairs, he will be able to give you a variety of information which cannot be detailed in a letter, and which will be acceptable to you. Refering you to him for this purpose, I remain very sincerely Your Most Obedt. hbe set

James Madison

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