James Madison Papers

James Madison to James Maury, 29 April 1831

Montpellier April 29 1831.

My dear Sir

The mail has just brought us information, in one instance under your own hand & name, that you have safely reached the land of your birth. I welcome you to it; and hope at an early day to welcome you at my own domicil, where I shall be able to express all the feelings awakened by your unexpected and gratifying visit. Meantime accept from Mrs. M. & myself all our best wishes.

James Madison

RC (ViU); draft (DLC); Tr (owned by Mr. and Mrs. George B. Cutts, Brookline, Mass., 1982).

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