Norfolk 20th May 1827
I take leave to commend to your civilities, Mr. Hugh B. Grigsby of our town, who will probably be in Orange, in an excursion he designs to the upper Country. He is a young gentleman of cultivated Mind, and most correct deportment.
Be good enough to present Mrs Loyall and myself in especial terms, to Mrs Madison. With great consideration &c<a> I am Yr: Obdt: Servt:
RC (DLC). Docketed by JM.