James Madison Papers

James Madison to William B. Giles, 10 February 1828

February 10. 1828.

(requisition for University of Virginia)

The Executive of the Commonwealth are respectfully requested to cause to be delivered to the order of William Wertenbaker Librarian of the University of Virginia———for the use of the University of Virginia the Books and other Articles allotted therefor, by an Act of the General Assembly passed on the 15th. of January 1828 entitled "An Act providing for furnishing the University of Virginia with additional Books & Maps, and for other purposes"

James Madison

Rector

RC and enclosures (Vi: Executive Papers); FC on the same page with the draft of the letter to Arthur S. Brockenbrough (DLC). Enclosures are certificates of William Wertenbaker and Bernard Peyton.

[enclosure]

Feb. 11st. 1828—

The Executive of the Commonwealth are respectfully requested to deliver to Bernard Peyton the Books, and other articles mentioned above.

Wm Wertenbaker. L.U.V.

March 1828

I recd. & forwarded to A. S. Brockenbrough, at the University of Va., two Maps & a Box of Books

B. Peyton.

RC (Vi: Executive Papers).

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