James Madison Papers

To James Madison from William Plumer, 6 November 1821

From William Plumer

Epping (N.H.) Novr 6. 1821

Dear Sir,

Permit me to request you would accept the enclosed copy of an address delivered by my son1 to the Rockingham Agricultural Society.2 The interest you take in Agriculture induces me to think it will not be unacceptable to you. I am with much respect & esteem, Dear Sir, Your friend & servant

William Plumer

RC (DLC). Docketed by JM.

1William Plumer Jr. (1789–1854), a Harvard-educated lawyer, served several terms in the New Hampshire legislature. In 1817 JM appointed him commissioner of loans for New Hampshire. He served in the U.S. House of Representatives, 1819–25 (Sidney Perley, “The Plumer Genealogy,” Essex Institute Historical Collections 52 [1916]: 22; Senate Exec. Proceedings description begins Journal of the Executive Proceedings of the Senate of the United States of America (3 vols.; Washington, 1828). description ends , 3:70, 72).

2William Plumer Jr., An Address Delivered before the Rockingham Agricultural Society, October 18th, 1821 (Exeter, N.H., 1821; Shoemaker 6492).

Index Entries