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    • Madison, James


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I have received your letter of the 31st ultimo, it appears by the manifest of the Adventure from Halifax, that the wine &ca. was shipped by Gov: Wentworth. I was told that the Gov: finding sundry articles captured, were for the President of the United States & the Secretary of State, interfered and ordered them for N.York. I was also informed that the Adventure was in no case to enter or...
Enclosed is Capt. Bells bill of lading for two cases, I also enclose an account of the duties and expenses I have paid. The articles have received so much damage in the several changes they have undergone & the marks being so imperfect, perhaps some of the articles shipped to the President may belong to you. I have made a statement (enclosed) of the different proportions of Messrs. Robinson &...
I received in due course your letter of the 24th. ultimo with $137.56 and supposed after you had arranged the small amount paid for duties &ca. you would remit the remaining sum. But by a letter received this day from the President, I am persuaded my accounts transmitted the 7th. ultimo were not sufficiently explicit, as he says—“for the wines from Marseilles via Halifax Mr. Madison remitted...
I have received your letter of the 24th. instant with its enclosures, which have both been presented and paid. The ballance due you 49 81/100 dollars will be handed to you by my friend John Smith. Very sincerely your friend & servant  l.s. 1 bill 404 11 in dolls. at ex: 5.8 is 74.91 1  " 100 f: " " " "  5.8 is 18.75 93.66 from which deduct 43.85 due J.M. 49.81 RC ( DLC ). Docketed by JM .
I have had the honor to receive your letter of with its enclosure, and have given it all the attention, the magnitude of the subject requires, and it is with regret, that I confess my limited knowledge of the subjects submitted, and the difficulty under existing circumstances of acquiring information, forbid in me a belief, that I can give any aid to you on subjects that have been so often...
The enclosed I this day received under cover from Mr. Lee. The invoice I will forward after entry, the bill of lading says-- JM. Two Hogsheads wine in double casks one tierce & one keg vinegar seven cases containing fruits in brandy, olives, capers & liqueurs All which I shall forward to you by first vessel. I am very truly and, sincerely yours, DLC : Papers of James Madison.
Enclosed is Capt. Hopkins bill of lading for your wine &ca. He has cleared for Alexandria, but is to deliver the articles to you. It may be proper, however, for you to request the Collector at Alexandria to take charge of and forward them. The charges attending are at foot. I wish the articles safe to hand, and am, very sincerely your’s Paid duties on wine & Sundries 50.79 Paid freight bill...
By the Lorenzo, Dill, from Bordeaux, I have received from Mr. Lee, invoice and bill of lading for sundries, P memorandum enclosed. I shall do the needful, and forward them to you, when opportunity offers, with the invoice. Very sincerely your’s DLC : Papers of James Madison.
11 May 1809, New York. Has received a bill of lading from William Jarvis in Lisbon “for two pipes and one quarter cask Wine, and two boxes Citron.” Promises to send the wine and an account of expenses to JM in Washington. RC ( DLC ). 1 p. Docketed by JM.
9 June 1809, New York. Has received JM’s letter of 15 May and has “had the wine cased.” Encloses a bill of lading of the same date, signed by the master of the schooner Eliza Ann , at New York, who will deliver to Georgetown the shipment described in Gelston to JM, 11 May 1809 . An account for duties, freight, casing, and storage, totaling $146.20, is enclosed. RC and enclosures ( DLC ). RC 1...