James Madison Papers

To James Madison from William Savage, 12 May 1802

From William Savage, 12 May 1802

Kingston Jamaica May 12th 1802


My last respects was under date of 25th. March per three opportunitys, since which three American Seamen was wantonly impressed & taken onboard a Transport—On my Application to the Admiral they was immediately liberated.

I have been under the necessity of rendering assistance to several American Seamen in Distress whom I have sent to different ports of the United States.

This accompanys my last quarters Account which would have been sent before but for want of good conveyance. Amount Seven Hundred & Seventy pounds 15/6 equal to Twenty Three Hundred & twelve Dollars thirty Cents.

On Account of which I this day drew on you in part at 30 days sight in favor of Mrs. Mary Willis for Three Hundred Dollars. I have the Honour to be with Great Respect Your Obed Servant

Wm. Savage

Agent for US of America

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