James Madison Papers

To James Madison from David Gelston, 11 July 1810

From David Gelston

New York July 11th. 1810

Dear Sir,

Your letter of 29th ultimo with $20. I have recieved, the box of hams I have forwarded to Chancellor Livingston. The sundry payments made are stated at foot, receipts enclosed, the bal: $2.46 will remain in your favor in Y/a. My son says he does not recollect the cost of the book it was however a mere trifle, very truly yours

David Gelston

30 May pd. duties on goods 5.79
6 July " Mer: Ad: 10 —
9 " " fret. hams 1.50
" " " cartg "    .25
to y/a   2.46

RC and enclosures (DLC). Enclosures are receipts from Joseph P. Meeks for $1.50 for freight of hams and from John Latham for $10 for a subscription to the N.Y. Mercantile Advertiser.

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