James Madison Papers

To James Madison from John Graham, 4 September 1809

From John Graham

Dept of State 4th Sepr 1809.

Dear Sir

I have the honor to inclose a Letter from Mr Daschkoff1 and an Exequatur made out in compliance with it.

It is said that Mr Jackson has arrived at Annapolis.2 Mr Erskine got here this Morning, and Mr Smith this moment alighted from the Stage. With perfect Respect & Esteem I have the Honor to be, Sir, Your Most Obt Sert

John Graham


1André de Daschkoff to Robert Smith, 29 Aug. 1809 (DNA: RG 59, Notes from the Russian Legation). The consul general requested an exequatur for A. Eustaphieff, Russian consul at Boston.

2Francis James Jackson and his entourage arrived at Hampton Roads on 29 Aug. aboard the frigate L’Africaine, then proceeded up Chesapeake Bay. “We landed at Annapolis on the 5th inst., after a pleasant passage of fifty-three days” (Francis J. Jackson to George Jackson, 16 Sept. 1809, in Lady Jackson, ed., The Bath Archives: A Further Selection from the Diaries and Letters of Sir George Jackson from 1809 to 1816 [2 vols.; London, 1873], 1:8).

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