James Madison Papers

James Madison to Lyman C. Draper, 19 May 1833

Montpellier May 19th. 1833—

I have recd. Sir, your letter of the 9th. inst: The task it suggests for me, is beyond the resources of time and attention which my great age and infirm health could spare for it. Apart from this consideration the answer I have given to other like applications would forbid an attempt to comply with yours—With friendly respects

James Madison

RC (WHi).

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