James Madison Papers

James Madison to Nicholas P. Trist, 13 September 1827

Montpellier, Sepr 13. 1827

Dear Sir,

This will be handed to you by Mr. George Washington, a nephew of Mrs. Madison, who being with his wife & his mother Mrs Todd on a visit to us, indulges his curiosity by one to the University, and will probably mark his respect for the spot where we understand you will now be found, by a ride to it. He is an Eleve of the University of Transylvania, and tho’ a married man but a short time out of it. Be so good as to spare him half an hour of your kind attentions. Accept for yourself & all around you, our joint & cordial salutations

(signed) James Madison

Copy (DLC: Nicholas P. Trist Papers).

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