James Madison Papers

To James Madison from John Church, 5 July 1803

From John Church, 5 July 1803

Cork 5th. July 1803


I had the Honour to receive both your Circulars, of 23. March & 9: April last & I shall carefully attend to their Contents.

Agreeable to your Desire, I now hand inclosed, the best Remarks I can now make of the Charges on Ships entering this Port, for Light money, and at the End of every Year, I propose to hand you the Returns of the different Cargos, as usual.

I have great pleasure in being able to add, for your Government, that all Respect whatever is paid here to American Papers which accompany the Ships in regular Form, & that there is no Complaint of Object to mention with Respect to American Seamen, being pressed as was the Case last War I have the Honor to be, with the highest Respect Sir your obedt. servt.

John Church

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