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    James Madison Writes to a Professor,
    Thanking Him for a Book

    James Madison. Autograph Letter Signed, "James Madison"), to [Rev. Samuel Miller], Montpellier, January 19, 1822. 1 page. This brief letter serves as a "thank you" to an author for receiving a book. Miller, a professor at Princeton Theological Seminary, was most likely presenting his Letters on Unitarianism (1821). The letter reads, in part: "I cannot doubt that I shall find the subject discussed with the ability, the erudition & candour of which you have heretofore given pledges to the public." Two vertical and one horizontal fold. Small hole near the right edge, not affecting text. Small area of discoloration at the top left corner. Overall, fine condition. Previously sold at Christie's in 2010. From a private collection in North Carolina.

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