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To James Madison from Adams Herbert and Company, 30 April 1816

Alexa. April 30th. 1816.


We have the honor to enclose you a letter from Messr. J. Howard Maront Co merchants madeira accompg. a pipe old wine shipped to our Care for your excellency by request Col. Mc.Pherson Consull of the U. States at that place. We have entered the wine at the Custom House secured the duties & paid the account & Charges of which together with original Cost, and difference of Exch we annex an acct. We shall retain the wine till we have the honor to receive yr. Excellency’s directions concerning it and are With great respect, yr. Excellency’s Mo Obt H. Serts.

Adams Herbert & Co.

DLC: Papers of James Madison.

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