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From James Madison to Robert Bowie, 6 December 1803 (Abstract)

§ To Robert Bowie1

6 December 1803, Department of State. “The Secretary of State presents his respects to the Governor of Maryland and has the honor to enclose a communication, which he received open from William Pinkney Esqr.2 The Secretary takes this occasion to observe, that the Resolution of the Council of Maryland of the 5th. of August last,3 authorising that Gentleman to relinquish any sum not exceeding ten thousand pounds sterling out of the stock in question, was forwarded to him in a letter from this Department dated in the same month.”

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