James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Josef Yznardy, 5 October 1802

From Josef Yznardy, 5 October 1802

Cadiz 5th. October 1802.


Referring to what I had the honour of addressing you on the [. . .] ultimo. The purport of the present is Solely to inclose you Copy of a ⟨circu⟩lar received yesterday from Mr. William Willis of Barcelona; a ⟨pack⟩et from James Simpson Esqr. at Tangiers; The Register of the ⟨Am⟩erican Brig Glory of New York Capt. John Waite sold here, to advise having endorsed the Register No. 96. of the Vessel named the Donaldson Norfolk Capt. Duncan McFarlane sold at New Orleans; the Sale of the following American Vessels, Vizt.

Maria of Philada. Capt. Gustavus Cunningham to Bernard Lacoste.
Jason of Boston W. G. Weld  John Murphy.
Patapsco of Philada. P. W. Hughes  Widow Arramendi.
Mohawk of New York A. Matther  B. de la Piedra.

⟨I⟩ hand you Copy of a Letter I wrote to Mr. Henry Hoit Supercargo ⟨of⟩ Ship Jason, which will inform you that nothing on my part is wanting to cumply with my Office; but the want of Literal Instructions deprives me of being able to oblige the Captains & Supercargos to give me notice of such Sales and deposit their Registers in the Consular Office, which will serve you a govierno. Believing me to [. . .] with due esteem & Veneration, Sir, Your most obedt. hble Ser⟨vt.⟩

Josef Yznardy

After writing the above I have endorsed the Register of the Ship Maria.

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