James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Stephen Cathalan, 12 October 1809

From Stephen Cathalan

Marseilles 12th. Octob 1809.


Copy of mine of the 3d. June last1 is herewith. I have had since the pleasure to make the personal & worthy acquaintance of Mr. R. C. Nicholas Nephew of Robt. Smith Esqre. Secretary of State, he is on the eve of leaving this place for Tunis. He was bearer of a passeport with strong recommendation from you, I shewed him all the civilities & attentions in my power & was glad that he used of the offer of my best services.

Any Citizens of the U. States you will recommend, or introduce to me, I will render them any Service & their Stay here as agreable & usefull as they may wish, or expect from me.

S. C.

RC and duplicate (DLC). RC filed with Cathalan to JM, 3 June 1809.

1PJM-PS description begins Robert A. Rutland et al., eds., The Papers of James Madison: Presidential Series (2 vols. to date; Charlottesville, Va., 1984-). description ends , 1:221–22.

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