James Madison Papers

To James Madison from William Savage, 5 July 1804 (Abstract)

§ From William Savage

5 July 1804, Kingston, Jamaica. “Annexed is Copy of my last,1 this accompanys my Account with The United States of America, up to 30 June with vouchers Amount £54..5..11 equal to $162..88 Cents.

“There has been entered in this port since the 15 June 1803 to this day 250 Ships Brigs Schooners & Sloops American Bottoms whose Tonnage per their Register appears to be 29..355 13/95.

“Permit to request that my Account may be Settled & forwarded me.”

Adds in a postscript: “John Inger[s]all was discharged some time since & landed on the North side of this Island.”2

RC, three copies (DNA: RG 59, CD, Kingston, Jamaica, vol. 1). First RC 1 p.; in a clerk’s hand, except for Savage’s signature and postscript; marked “Duplicate”; docketed by Wagner as received 29 Aug. Third RC written on the first sheet of Savage to JM, 27 July 1804. Postscript not on second or third RC. Enclosures not found.

1A copy of Savage to JM, 25 May 1804, is written on the verso of the second RC.

2For the impressment of John Ingersall, see Savage to JM, 25 May 1804.

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