James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Robert S. Garnett, 14 February 1821

From Robert S. Garnett

Washington City Feb. 14. 1821.

Mr Garnett1 presents his compliments to Mr Madison and begs that he will accept of the Report of the Committee on Agriculture herewith enclosed.2

RC (DLC). Docketed by JM. Below Garnett’s letter is the draft of JM to Garnett, 20 Feb. 1821.

1Robert Selden Garnett (1789–1840) of Essex County, Virginia, was a U.S. congressman, 1817–27 (Tyler, Encyclopedia of Virginia Biography, 2:109).

2Report of the Committee on Agriculture, on the Memorial of the Delegates of the United Agricultural Societies of Sundry Counties in the State of Virginia. Feb. 2, 1821 ([Washington], 1821; Shoemaker 7427).

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