ALS signed “D. P. Madison,” one page, 4.75 x 8, December 6, 1842. Letter to Bagit Gordon, in part: "I am grieved that any circumstances should have given that color to my conduct which caused you to think me unmindful of my duty, in…my Bond which you hold…The moment I received your letter I desired to place your credit $500 in the Branch Bank of Virginia at Fredericksburg and to write, as I now do to express for you my great respect." In fine condition, with staple holes near the top edge. From the Collection of Dr. Lawrence E. Miller.
Terms and abbreviations used in our descriptions.