James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Et al., 24 February 1807

Philada. 24. February 1807


Beleiving that very great advantages will result from the Appointment by our Government of a Commercial Agent in the Island of Guadeloupe, with which very Important Communications and Commercial relations exist, and beleiving that Mr. Lewis Formon is attached to, and will support the Interest of the United States, and in all possible Cases aid and protect their Commerce. We beg leave Sir to introduce him to Your Acquaintance and recommend him for this Agency. He has been educated in this Country, is a Citizen of the United States and is a Partner in the House of Dennis, Formon & Tabouillot of Point a Pitre Guadeloupe, and is already engaged in the Commerce of this Country. We remain with great Respect Sir Your Obt. humble Servants

Saml Meeker

Tho’ Allibone

John Savage

L Napier

Thomas Nicollet

Augne. Bousquet Jr

Frs. Th⟨   ⟩el

Thos. FitzSimons

William Davy

Geo Latimer

Matw. Lawler

Gustavus Colhoun

John Godfr. Wachsmeier

James S. Cox

John Clement Stockey

Chand. Thiel

DNA: RG 59—LAR—Letters of Application and Recommendation.

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