James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Thomas Newton, 5 September 1806

Collrs. Office Norfolk Sept. 5. 1806


The Brittish Frigate Melampus Ct ⟨   ⟩ arived in Hampton Road from Plymouth G Brittain, wants supplies of water & full ⟨repairs.⟩ Sir Richd Strachans fleet is Off the capes bound in I have heard some of the ships are in distress, from the late Gale. Much damage has been done & many vessels totally lost with their crews. I am respectfully Yr. Hmble Servt.

Thos Newton

DNA: RG 59—ML—Miscellaneous Letters.

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