James Madison Papers

From James Madison to Thomas Jefferson, 29 March 1818

To Thomas Jefferson

Montpellier Mar. 29. 1818.

Dear Sir

The day on which the first instalment for the Central College becomes due, being near at hand, I think it not amiss, as no conveyance of mine offers, to intimate, that it shall be paid on draft, or if requisite sent by a special hand.1 Yrs. affectionately

James Madison

RC (MoHi). Docketed by Jefferson, “recd Apr. 2.”

1JM subscribed $1,000 to the Central College fund (Cabell, Early History of the University of Virginia, 411).

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