James Madison Papers

From James Madison to David Lenox, 12 May 1801

To David Lenox

Department of State Washington
May 12th. 1801


I transmit herewith copies of sundry documents relating to impressed American seamen, whose names are noted below, and who are stated or supposed to be in British vessels of war on the English station.1 I request you to use the necessary means to procure their liberation. I am Sir &c. &c.

James Madison

Wm. F Lathom—on board the Princess of Orange

Samuel Peabody—Earl Curso—

Wm. Corbett Junr.—Robust

Thomas Latchwell—Diamond

John Primble—Princess Royal2

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