James Madison Papers

John Willis and Others to James Madison, 5 May 1827

University of Virginia May 5th 182[7]

Dear Sir,

The documents of our society having been misplaced and we not being able to ascertain whether you have been informed that you were elected an honorary member of the Jefferson society as a committee have the honour to announce to you your appointment, and that we shall feel ourselves much gratified whenever you visit the University to be honoured with your attendance—We are Sir with respect and esteem Your Obt. Sevts.

John Willis

Thos. S. Gholson

R. Howerton

RC (DLC). Docketed by JM: "May 5. postmarked 17. 1827."

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