James Madison Papers

To James Madison from David Montague Erskine, 2 November 1806

Union Tavern Washington Novbr. 2. 1806.


I have the Honor to inform you of my arrival in this City last night, having been appointed by His Britannic Majesty to succeed Mr. Merry as Envoy Extraordinary & Minister Plenipotentiary to the United States.

I take the liberty to request to be informed at what time I may have the Honor to present to you the Copy of my Credentials, & to have an audience of the President. With the highest respect, I am Sir Your most Obedt. humble. Servt.

D M Erskine

DNA: RG 59-NFL-Notes from Foreign Legations, Great Britain.

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