James Madison Papers

Peter Hotz, Jr. to James Madison, 8 December 1829

Washington Decr. 8th

Respected Sir.

Aware of the deep solicitude—felt by your Son J. P. Todd (to whom I am under many obligations) that your Excellency should receive early intimation, of every thing that concerns our belov’d country, for which you have done so much I have taken the Liberty, by the very first mail to forward you on—the Presidents Message—God grant your Excellency may be spar’d many years to dictate for the welfare of the Children of your Country—Respectfully—

Peter Hotz Jr. of Philadelphia

RC (DLC). Docketed by JM.

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