James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Mathew Carey, 26 January 1820

From Mathew Carey

Philada. Jan. 26. 1820


I take the liberty to send you a Copy of the Addresses of the Philadelphia Society for the protection of National Industry,1 of which I request your acceptance, & am, respectfully, Your obt. hble. servt.

Mathew Carey2

RC (DLC). Addressed by Carey to JM at Montpelier and franked. Docketed by JM.

1Addresses of the Philadelphia Society for the Promotion of National Industry, 4th ed., (Philadelphia, 1819; Shaw and Shoemaker description begins R. R. Shaw and R. H. Shoemaker, comps., American Bibliography: A Preliminary Checklist for 1801–1819 (22 vols.; New York, 1958–66). description ends 49095).

2Mathew Carey (1760–1839) was an Irish-born writer, editor, and prosperous Philadelphia publisher, who was a strong proponent of tariff protection for nascent American manufactures (PJM-PS description begins Robert A. Rutland et al., eds., The Papers of James Madison: Presidential Series (6 vols. to date; Charlottesville, Va., 1984—). description ends , 5:110 n. 5).

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