James Madison Papers

James Madison to Robert M. Patterson, 25 April 1831

Montpellier Apl. 25. 1831

Dear Sir

I recd. yesterday yours of the 21st. communicating your purpose of resigning your Chair in the University, in the event of your being appointed to a vacant one at Baltimore. I need not say how much I regret the danger of such a loss to the Institution, as it may possibly not be realised. I only add for the present a re-assurance of my great & cordial esteem.

James Madison

RC (NjGbS); FC (DLC).

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