James Madison Papers

James Madison to John H. J. Browere, 1 May 1833

<Montpellier> [May 1833]

J. Madison has recd. the very kind & polite letter of Mr. Browere dated Apl. _______ & regrets that his state of health is such as to forbid his encouraging the prospect of his sitting again for a Bust, or painting, however he might desire to oblige Mr Browere. J. M hopes Mr Browere has not forgotten his promise of bringing or sending the Bust of Mrs M which he wishes to possess. He also requests the favor of Mr B, to inform him on what conditions he could obtain the Busts of Mr. Jefferson & himself; & that of Gen Jackson which Mr is abt. to take.Browere visit Virga. this summer Mr. & Mrs. M will expect to see them at Montpr; according to the friendly intention express’d in his letter——

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