James Madison Papers

Samuel S. Lewis to James Madison, 3 February 1829

Washington College Hartford, Feby 3d 1829.

Dear Sir,

We have the honor to inform you that by an unanimous vote of the "Washington College Parthenon Society", You have been elected an honourary member of said Society.

The object of the Parthenon is the promotion of useful knowledge; and knowing that You have ever zealously promoted whatever tends to that object, we have presumed to trespass upon your attention.

Should it meet with your approbation to become an honorary Member of our Society, it would be peculiarly gratifying to be informed thereof We have the distinguished honour to be, Dear Sir, most respectfully Yours

Samuel S. Lewis. President

RC (DLC). Docketed by JM.

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