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To James Madison from David Gelston, ca. 1 July 1802

¶ From David Gelston

Letter not found. Ca. 1 July 1802, New York. Encloses an “Account of Impressed Seamen for the Quarter ending the 30th June 1802” (DNA: RG 59, Correspondence with Collectors of Customs regarding Impressed Seamen, box 12), which lists only one man, seaman John Dowcher, who was impressed from the schooner Atlantic into a Danish warship at St. Croix; Capt. J. Bennet’s protest was dated 5 May 1802.

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