James Madison Papers

James Madison to John Trumbull, 11 December 1827

Decr. 11. 1827

Dear Sir.

I have recd. yours of the 4th. and make my acknowledgt. for the descriptions of the four Paintings enclosed in it. I see nothing in the historical sketches which is not pertinent & expedient

I have attended to the per. in the Introduction, to which you referred me. I well know the fallibility of memory & the effect of such a lapse of time on it. But I am warranted in saying that I have no recollections or remaining impressions, which do not accord with what is stated in the paragraph

Be pleased to accept from Mrs. M and myself a sincere return of the good wishes you expressed for us both.

Draft (DLC).

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