James Madison Papers

James Madison to William Matthews, 12 February 1827

Montpellier Fe<bruary 12, 1827>


I recd. by yesterday’s mail your letter of the 8th. i<nstant and one> at the same time from Genl. Cocke, inclosing yours to him on th<e proposed> Military Instruction in the University. This last I return to you, with the sanction desired on the part of the Executive Committee of the Visitors. With respect

James Madison

Should Genl. Cocke have returned from his visit to the University, be so good as to hand the inclosed letter to the post office.

RC (ViU).

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