James Madison Papers

David Weaver to James Madison, 29 August 1833

Rockingham County Virginia August the 29 1833

Mr. Madison

I inform you that I intend fattening forty or forty five head of hogs and I can supply you with pork this fall if you want any I can Supply you with as much as you want if my own hogs ante as meney as you want I can git more I Expect my hogs to be verry fat and if you give me five Dollars per cwt. I will bring them at your mention unless it Should be quite late or elce take them at the market price and take then when it sutes us best

If you conclude to take the pork I wish for you to request Mr. Brock to ingage five head young beef Cattle for me at the market price or for as much as he can git I will bring the Cattle at the Same time that I bring the hogs I also Can Supply you with a load of family flour at the Same time if you want it. I want you to write to me when you want then, or on what Conditions, and how much you want I Add no more but remains your humble Survent

David Weaver

John Weaver


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