Dept of State 18th April 1815.
The enclosed was received yesterday under Cover to Mr Monroe with a letter from Mr Pinkney requesting him to forward it to you. as Mr Monroe will not return until tomorrow I have thought that I should right in sending it by the Mail of today.
I hope that Mrs Madison has entirely recovered her Health: and that you find the exercise and partial relaxation from Business. which you are permitted to enjoy in the Country, highly beneficial to yourself. with sentiments of the highest Respect & Regard I am Dear Sir your mo obt Sert
DLC: Papers of James Madison, Rives Collection.