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From James Madison to Henry Dearborn, 11 December 1804

To Henry Dearborn

Dept. of State 11 Decr. 1804

The Secretary of State presents his respects to the Secretary of War, and has the honor to inform him, that it has been determined that the brass cannon for the Dey of Algiers may be cast according to the dimensions originally intimated, and according to which Mr. Foxall has prepared the apparatus.1

James Madison.

Letterbook copy (DNA: RG 59, DL, vol. 14).

1For the brass cannon for Mustafa Dey, see JM to Robert Smith, 9 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 , 7:300 and n. 2.

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