James Madison Papers

James Madison to Martin Van Buren, 22 December 1830

Decr. 22. 1830

Dr Sir

Your late favor inclosing the Message of the President was duly recd. And I should have been more prompt in my thanks for your politeness: but for a painful Rheumatic Attack which drew my attention from every thing not immediately & urgently pressing on it. To this apology, permit me to add a avowed renewal of my present respectful & cordial salutations

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