James Madison Papers

James Madison to William Wertenbaker, 27 February 1830

Montpellier Feby. 27. 1830

Dear Sir

I have recd. yours inclosing a letter from Mr. Skinner which I return. I think the work in question worthy of a place in the Library of the University, and the price at which it is offered reasonable. Unless the other members of the Ex: Committee think otherwise, the offer may therefore be accepted.

I recd. a few days ago the inclosed letter, which you will please to communicate to the Chairman, who will be good eno’ to give to the writer the proper answer. The source pointed out for a supply of the Classics seems to deserve a favorable consideration, if not precluded by other arrangements. With friendly respects

James Madison

RC (ViU); draft (DLC).

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