James Madison Papers

James Madison to Thomas L. McKenney, 12 April 1825

Montpr. Apl. 12. 25

Dear Sir

I have recd. your favor of the 7th. accompanied by the printed papers concerning the translation of the Indian tribes. The case of the red people, like that of the Black within the sphere of the U.S. equally interests their feelings, and < > their Councils. As nothing better has been suggested than the experiment provided for in the documents before me, I wish it most sincerely all the success which is anticipated

Mrs. M. sets a due value on your kind expressions addressed to her; and thanks you particularly for your attentive reference to her son. With her respects & good wishes, be pleased to accept the assurance of mine

Draft (DLC).

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