James Madison Papers

To James Madison from George Washington Parke Custis, 17 January 1808

Arlington House near Alexandria 17th. Jany 1808

Mr. Custis’s respects to Mr. Madison & begs leave to present him with a lock of Smiths Island Wool, shorn from a tup, lately arrived at Arlington. This Wool, is the growth since last September, & Mr. C beleives may not improperly, be termed American Merino.

DLC: Papers of James Madison.

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