Albany, May 30, 1816.
When at Washington, last winter Mrs. Madison did me the honour to accept a set of the Christian Visitant. The enclosed Paper will inform her, that the work has "gone to the tomb of the Capulets," or rather the Saints.
I believe Mrs. Madison has not received all the No’s. I have, however, a number of perfect sets, and shall take the liberty of forwarding one, bound appropriately, which I hope she may do me the honour to accept.
Permit me to offer, Sir, for your Lady & yourself the assurance of the best wishes, & highest consideration & respect, of Your very obed’t Serv’t
DLC: Papers of James Madison.