James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Charles Hume, 13 February 1806

Elk run 13th. Feby 1806 Fauquier Va

Dear Sir

I have a piece of land in the County of orange which Joines your land on one line for a mile & three Quarters and is all in wood which Contains four hundred & fifty one acres by a late survey & I wish to sell the same & was advised by your Steward as well as Mr. Thomas Meacon that it would suit you and there was no doubt but youd become the Purchaser and advisd me to rite you on the Subject before I offerd it To any person & have taken the Liberty of addressing you on the Subject and if your honour think it will suit you to buy Ill thank you for an answer I am dear Sir You⟨r⟩ ⟨   ⟩

Charles Hume

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