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To James Madison from Horatio Gates, 24 January 1806 (Abstract)

From Horatio Gates, 24 January 1806 (Abstract)

§ From Horatio Gates. 24 January 1806, New York. “Inclosed is a Letter I recived from General Moreau [not found], sent to me by the Marquis Lafayette; Mr. Temple Bowdoin intended to have calld for it, but leaving Town in bad Wether he neglected to do it, it was to have accompanied my Letter to you by that Gentleman.1 War in Disguise makes much Stir here!2 I never will beleive Armstrong is Treacherous to his Trust, unless it is better confirm’d than by Assertions—my respectfull Compliments to The president.”

RC (NHi: Gates Papers). 1 p.

2For War in Disguise; or, The Frauds of the Neutral Flags, see PJM-SS description begins Robert J. Brugger et al., eds., The Papers of James Madison: Secretary of State Series (11 vols. to date; Charlottesville, Va., 1986–). description ends 10:470, 471 n. 4.

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