James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Jesse Atwater, 4 August 1808

Thursday Morning Augt. 4th. 1808 on board Schooner Hope


A sail this minute discovered supposed to be a fishing boat gives us a hope to inform you that we are in Lat. 43.5 ⟨N.⟩ Londe. 53. ⟨   ⟩5 ⟨W.⟩ all in good health. We are nine days from Cape Henry have had very light winds thus far without the exception of a day, tho we have had a good wind this morning, which we hope will continue.

Jesse Atwater

N Haley

DNA: RG 59—ML—Miscellaneous Letters.

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