James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Benjamin W. Crowninshield, 26 April 1815

Navy Department April 26th: 1815


I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your note, with the proceedings of the Court Martial on Dr: Roberts.

I have this day issued an order to convene a new Court to try him upon the former charges and such additional ones, as may be exhibited against him, which according to Capt. Sinclairs letter will tend to produce a different result. I have the honor to be with great respect Your Obedient Servant

B W Crowninshield

DLC: Papers of James Madison, Rives Collection.

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