James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Thomas Newton, 30 September 1806

Collrs. office Norfolk Sept. 30 1806


The Brittish Ship of War Bellona Capt. Douglas of 74 guns & Amazon Frigate Capt. Tucker with another Ship are in Hampton road wanting a Supply of water & provisions. A fleet is cruising off our Coasts. We had a severe gale & wind yesterday I expect great damage has been done. I am respectfully yr. Obt Servt.

Thos. Newton

DNA: RG 59—ML—Miscellaneous Letters.

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