James Madison Papers

William Allen to James Madison, 23 September 1830

Fredericksburg Sepr. 23. 1830.

Dear Sir,

By Aleck who left here yesterday I have sent One half Ton Plaister

2te. best Tea

3 Cakes White Wase &

1 3/8 yds. Superfine Black Cloth & Trimmings

And by John who left here this morning I have sent One half ton Plaister

1 Bottle Maccouba Snuff &

1 po. domestic at 10 cents ⅌ yard

All of which will I am in hopes reach you in safety. The price of Flour being rather down I have thought it best to store the four loads delivered as ⅌ your letter of the 20th. beleiving that it will not be worse & may probably be better which will I am in hopes meet your approbation. Very respectfully Your Most Obt. St

Wm: Allen

RC (PPPrHi). Docketed by JM.

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