§ From George Joy
9 September 1809, Harwich, England. Discusses British attempt to blockade the entire French coast and control U.S. trade. Informs JM of the unfortunate situation of American ships held captive in Denmark and describes his plans to spend time there endeavoring to free them.
RC and duplicate (DLC). RC 16 pp. Duplicate 21 pp.; enclosed in Joy to JM, 5 Oct. 1809 (DLC).