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MADISON TO GALLATIN. - Albert Gallatin, The Writings of Albert Gallatin, vol. 1 
The Writings of Albert Gallatin, ed. Henry Adams (Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1879). 3 vols.
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MADISON TO GALLATIN.
Montpelier, September 25, 1809.
I have received your favor of the NA acquainting me with your proposed trip to New York. I had entered into the same train of ideas with yours as to the probable state of Jackson’s situation and wishes. It is difficult, at the same time, to reconcile them with the tenor of Canning’s last conversation with Pinkney, especially as Erskine’s defensive explanations accompanying his arrangement must have suggested to C. the probability of the actual continuance of the non-intercourse against France, and the propriety of accommodating his instructions to such a state of things. On the other hand, how account for Jackson’s apparent patience and reserve, without supposing that his authorized disclosures would not be either operative or agreeable? I propose to set out about the 29th, and to be in Washington on Sunday next. Be assured always of my sincere and affectionate respect.