James Madison Papers

James Madison to Richard Henry Lee, 11 March 1824

Montpr. Mar 11 1824

J.M. presents his respects to Mr. Lee & returns the letters sent for his inspection. They contain nothing which wd. seem to require his dissent to their publi<cati>on if deemed worthy of a place in the correspondence selected for that purpose. If there be any doubtful passage, it is the allusion to a culpable love of power in the General Assembly; which may touch the personal feelings of any surviving or the political sympathies of the succeeding Members of the Body.

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