James Madison Papers

To James Madison from James Maury, 3 July 1823

From James Maury

Liverpool 3 July 1823

Dear Sir,

On the 21st May I had the pleasure to inclose in my letter to you of that date one to your Gardener from his brother, the Robert Fulton for Newyork.

At1 the request of Mr Rush I now send you a Basket containing a cheese, which I have addressed to the care of my friends Robert Pollard & Son at Richmond the Lucilla Capt Chandler for James river requesting them to recieve it & do the needful at the Custom House. Particulars as under. You have Mr Rush’s letter under this envelope.

It so happens that I am so pressed for time at this juncture as only to add your old obliged friend

James Maury

JM a cheshire Cheese 51 … in a tin case marked Mr. Madison thereon & inclosed in the Basket.

RC (DLC). Docketed by JM. Enclosed Richard Rush to JM, 28 June 1823.

1JM placed an asterisk in front of this word and at the bottom of the page wrote: “*See Mr. Rush’s letter June 28. 23.”

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