James Madison Papers

To James Madison from William Pinkney, 27 April 1808

London April 27th: 1808.


I have the honor to inform you that I have ⟨t⟩his day had an audience of the King and presented ⟨m⟩y credentials.

My reception was particularly kind and ⟨gr⟩acious; and it is my duty to say that every ⟨ev⟩idence, which such an occasion could admit, ⟨w⟩as afforded, of a desire on the part of the King ⟨to⟩ continue in friendship with us. I have the Honor to be, with perfect esteem and consideration, Sir Your Most Obt. Hble Servt.

Wm: Pinkney

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

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