James Madison Papers

Benjamin F. Pepoon to James Madison, 13 April 1833

Charleston April 13th 1833

Dr. Sir

As an American Citizen, and one of the Committee to carry into effect the objects mention’d in the enclosed Circular I have taken the liberty of addressing one to you—

Beleiving as I do that if exertions are not made, to the Contrary our young people will grow up with cold feelings towards the General Government I know of no one to whom I could more properly address myself than to the "Father and faithful expounder of the Constitution" In hopes that this will not be considered too great a trespass upon your valuable time I remain with great respect yr ob. St.

Benjn. F. Pepoon

RC and enclosure (DLC). Enclosure is William Drayton and others to JM, 11 Apr. 1833.

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