James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Thomas Newton, 9 December 1806

Norfolk Decr. 9th. 1806


Yesterday I am informd the Brittish Ship of War Cambrian anchord in Hampton Road. She was one of the interdicted ship⟨s⟩ & not the same Capt. Is the proclamation of the President the 3d. May last to be, inforced. Several other ships of war are in the road. I have not heard of their molesting any vessels & have directed the Revenue Cutter to keep a good look out & to report if any thing happens, which you will be inform’d off. I am respectfully yr. Obt Servt.

Thos Newton

DNA: RG 59—ML—Miscellaneous Letters.

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