Montpellier Feby. 12. 1836
In acknoledging the receipt of your letter of January 30. and thanking you for your kind wishes, which are sincerely returned, I comply with your request of an autographic line. Being written near the close of my 84th. year, with fingers crippled by Rheumatism, my name is added, as familarly written previous to the causes of the change.
RC (owned by H. Spencer Glidden, Andover, Mass.); draft (DLC).