James Madison Papers

James Maury to James Madison, 3 July 1823

Liverpool 3 July 1823

Dear Sir,

On the 21st May I had the pleasure to inclose in my letter to you of that date one to your Gardener from his brother, per the Robert Fulton for Newyork.

*At the request of Mr Rush I now send you a Basket containing a cheese, which I have addressed to the care of my friends Robert Pollard & Son at Richmond per the Lucilla Capt Chandler for James river requesting them to recieve it & do the needful at the Custom House. Particulars as under. You have Mr Rush’s letter under this envelope.

It so happens that I am so pressed for time at this juncture as only to add your old obliged friend

James Maury

IM a cheshire Cheese 51 lb...in a tin case marked Mr. Madison thereon & inclosed in the Basket.

*See Mr. Rush’s letter June 28. 23.

RC (DLC). Docketed by JM.

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