MVB to James Madison, 28 September 1826

MVB to [James Madison], 28 September 1826

Albany

Dear Sir,

As the accompanying report may not have come to your hands ^reached you^ I take the liberty of sending it to you. You will ^observe^ not fail to notice the lame attempt to make out that Genl. Washington was in favour of the power <illegible> on the contrary ^The result of his <illegible> must be <illegible> result <illegible>^ the <illegible> <illegible> ^impression for however difficult it may be to discriminate^ question & that of the Bank originally still ^<illegible>^ interest which he appears to have taken in <illegible> question of internal improvements

The subject taken in connection with the circumstance of his never recommending this subject to the attention of Congress. ^it bringing the subject before Congress^ <satisfactorily> ^<illegible> have no <illegible>^ the <rumor> of what the committee labor to establish can admit of but one inference & that is that he was agt the power. Have the good ness to make my best respects to Mrs M & to believe me to

respectfully

and sincerely your

friend

MVB

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