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To James Madison from David Gelston, 15 June 1803 (Abstract)

§ From David Gelston

15 June 1803, New York. Has been informed that the consulate at Le Havre is vacant and recommends Frederick Jenkins “as a proper person to fill the office.” Jenkins is a resident of Le Havre and the son of Thomas Jenkins, the mayor of Hudson, New York, “who is a Gentleman of the first respectability.”1

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