James Madison Papers

To James Madison from John Scott, 19 October 1803

From John Scott

Orange Octr. 19th. 1803

Dear Sir

I intended to have seen you when you was in respecting the Lines between your Lands my Fathers & mine. I think they ought to be renewed and corners Made as their is two wanting and a third some of the trees are dead. One it is that on the brach between me & Mr. Gouchs. I wish you to fix on some person to act for you & Direct what mode we may Establish them or have them made so as for them to be permament. I think the soner it is done the better when the leaves is of the trees. I have wished it to have been done Some time but never could get it you will be pleas’d to write by Mr. Gouch in what manner it shall be done & direct it to be done this Fall or winter. I am Sir yr. mot. Obt. Servt.

John Scott

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