James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Mathew Carey, 16 May 1821

From Mathew Carey

Philada. May 16. 1821.


By this day’s mail, I take the liberty of sending you a set of papers, intended to prove the pernicious effects of our present policy on the best interests of the agriculturists generally.1 Hoping it may meet with your approbation, I remain, respectfully, Your obt. hble. Servt.

Mathew Carey

RC and enclosure (DLC). Addressed in an unidentified hand to JM, and franked. The RC, docketed by JM, is written on the front half of a folded folio sheet, the second half of which is a printed catalogue of books for sale by Carey. For enclosure, see n. 1.

1Mathew Carey, Address to the Farmers of the United States, on the Ruinous Consequences to Their Vital Interest, of the Existing Policy of This Country (Philadelphia, 1821; Shoemaker 4913).

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