James Madison Papers

From James Madison to Israel Whelen, 18 May 1801

To Israel Whelen

Department of state: Washington,
18 May 1801.


Be pleased to examine what timber is in Mr. Humphreys possession (except live-oak) which will suit the Algerine order and enquire what further quantity may be had at Philadelphia and on what terms. The utmost dispatch is necessary, in making your report. I am, Sir, very respectfully your most obed. servt.

James Madison

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