MVB to R[obert] Monell, 15 August 1827
August 15th 1827
My dear Sir
I thank you sincerely for your very polite letter which was recd. in my absence. I am again on the point of leaving home for the <next> & have only time to express my great satisfaction that we think alike on the Presidential question & to assure you that from all accounts there is not the least reason to doubt our complete success. I shall always be happy to hear from you & to communicate with you on political subjects generally.
In haste your friend