James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Anthony Terry, 22 February 1806

American Consulate Cadiz 22d. February 1806.

Respected Sir:

I had the honor of writing you the 24th. ulto. Pr. Triplicate concerning a Publication that had appeared in One of the Philadelphia Papers against Mr. J: Yznardy Consul for the United States of America.

As a further proof of the unjustness of the said publication, I have the honor to inclose you a Declaration signed by the different Consuls residing in this Port, as also by the most Respectable Merchants in the American line, which I hope will fully convince you Sir that the publication against Mr. Yznardy was done by a malicious hand & with a malicious intent⟨ion.⟩

I am sorry to trouble you Sir on matt⟨ers⟩ so very unpleasant, and beg you will believe that I am most Respectfully, Respected Sir: Your most devoted and M⟨ost⟩ obedient Humble Serva⟨nt⟩

Anthony Terry
Vice Consul

28th. March

A number of Letters from Madrid this Post mentions that on the 13th. instant, Bonaparte has decreed 50000. Men for the Conquest of Portugal, and that on the 3d. April the first Division of said Troops are to March through Spain for said purpose; it is not Known as yet if this Government will permit it.

Government Notes 48% - 49% loss.

DNA: RG 59—CD—Consular Despatches, Cadiz.

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