Resolved, unanimously, that a committee be appointed on the part of this
House to wait on Mrs. Madison, and to assure her that whenever it shall be
her pleasure to visit the House that she be requested to take a seat
within the Hall. Ordered, That Mr. Saunders and Mr. Charles J. Ingersoll
be the Said committee.
Caleb J. McNulty
Clerk, Ho Reps US
On January 9 Mrs. Madison
responded with a letter of appreciation to the House:
Washington Jany. 9th. 1844
Permit me to thank you Gentlemen, as the Committee on the part of
the House of Representatives, for the great gratification you have
conferred upon me this day by the delivery of the favor from that Honorable Body
allowing me a seat within its Hall. I shall be ever proud to recollect it,
as a token of their remembrances, collectively and individually, of One who
has gone before us!