James Madison Papers

To James Madison from John Cox, 15 February 1812

From John Cox

[15 February 1812]

Respected Sir,

Having an unexpected call for more money to day than I have by me, will you allow me to ask you for the loan of fifteen Hundred Dollars until this day week when it shall be Returned to you without fail. With much respect Your ob st

John Cox

RC (NN). Undated; date assigned here on the basis of the endorsement at the foot of the page. Below the signature is the following note: “Geo: Town Saturday Feby 15h 1812 / Recd of James Madison Esqr. Fifteen hundred Dollar, as loan which will be return on Demand for John Cox / Wm: G Shade.” Docketed by JM, “Cox’s receipt.”

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