James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Thomas Auldjo, 17 August 1807

Cowes 17 Augt. 1807


Inclosed I take the liberty of sending you copy of my respects to you of 27th. ultimo, & I have now to advise the departure of the U S Ship the Wasp on the 31st. ultimo for the Mediterranean & I trust she is now safe arrived there.

We are in the midst of harvest & only want good weather to ensure abundance. Wheat of our own growth & fresh sells at 9/ Pr bushel. American flour in London is as low as 38/ or 39/ & at Liverpool down to 33/ or 34/ Pr bl.

I beg leave to accompany this with a packet of my latest newspapers & am with great respect Sir Your obd & most hble Sert.

Thomas Auldjo

DNA: RG 59--CD--Consular Despatches, Southampton.

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