James Madison Papers

James Madison to the Visitors of the University of Virginia, 9 July 1829

July 9th. 1829


It is with much concern that I find myself agn. detained by the infirm State of my health from the duty of being in my place at a Meeting of the Visitors. I had not been without hopes, that the obstacle wd. have been removed, but the remains of a bilious indisposition, with the feebleness produced by it, do not permit my wishes on the occasion. I can only therefore assure my Collegues, that no consideration less imperious wd. preventing me [from] joining them pray I therein at the same to accept my great esteem & cordial regards


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