24 October 1815
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
The Berkshire Agricultural Society for the promotion of AGRICULTURE and MANUFACTURES, admitted His Excellency James Madison of Washington on the twenty fourth day of October A.D. 1815, into the said Society, and granted him all the rights and privileges of a Member thereof.
In Testimony of which, their Seal is hereto affixed.
Th Melvill Jr President
William C. Jarvis Recording Secretary