Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from James Madison, 25 October 1804

25 Oct. 1804

(a) and which have been encreased by peculiar circumstances in the W. Indn Seas; yet in the more distant channels at least of our trade,
b. The act authorizes &c provisionally at least—a port &c without the limits of the U.S. The words in [] may be left out.
c— [on the part of Spain]
d. [proper to suspend] will according better with the case—as the 6th art. is also made a ground of suspension.
e may reasonably be expected to replace the Spanish Govt. in the disposition which originally concurred in the Convention
f [manifestations]—
g [on proper]—quer if the last circumstance may not be omitted in so general a paragraph—and left either to be included in some particular message—or taken up on informl. suggestion
h— quer here as above
i [effectual] is it not too strong
and to which peculiar causes have contributed

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