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To James Madison from Jacob Wagner, 25 September 1804

From Jacob Wagner

Dep. State 25 Septr. 1804.

Dear Sir

I am honored with your two favors of the 21st. and 22 inst.1 The wine has been received from Norfolk and is stored in your house.2 Not being certain that you have with you a copy of Mr. Livingston’s cypher I have enclosed the original to enable you to translate his confidential letter.3 Mr. Dawson, who arrived yesterday from the Northward, informed me that the Marquis gave out, on his journey between Philadelphia and this city, that he was going to Charleston. With perfect respect & attacht. I have the honor to remain, Dr. Sir, Your most obed. servt.

Jacob Wagner

RC (DLC). Docketed by JM.

1Letters not found.

3Robert R. Livingston to JM, 20 June 1804, PJM-SS description begins Robert J. Brugger et al., eds., The Papers of James Madison: Secretary of State Series (7 vols. to date; Charlottesville, Va., 1986–). description ends , 7:343–44.

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