James Madison Papers

James Madison to Thomas S. Grimke, 17 January 1829

Jany. 17 . 1829

J. Madison acknowledges with many thanks the rect. of the Copy with which he has been favord by Mr Grimke of the Resolution submitted by him to the Senate of S. C. on the 12th. of Decr.

They have been read with the attention due to the able views taken of a highly interesting question; and with a particular wish that they may promote a recurrence to the historical lights so useful in ascertaining ye. true intent and scope of the federal Constitution

Draft (DLC).

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