James Madison Papers

To James Madison from William Pinkney, 14 January 1808

London, Jany. 14th. 1808


The Letters herewith enclosed, marked in red Ink No. 2. 3. 31. 32. 34. 35. & 36, were found on board the American Schooner Hope lately captured on a Voyage from Bourdeaux to New York by an English Privateer. They were brought into the high Court of ⟨A⟩dmiralty with the other Letters & Papers found on board the captured Vessel; ⟨a⟩nd upon my Application to Mr. Canning have just been sent to me from ⟨Do⟩wning Street. The other three Letters were delivered to me a few Days ⟨s⟩ince by Genl Lyman. I have the Honor to be with the highest Respect & Consideration Sir. Your most Obedient Hble Servant

Wm: Pinkney

DNA: RG 59--DD-Diplomatic Despatches, Great Britain.

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