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From James Madison to Anthony Merry, 1 July 1806

Dept. of State July 1. 1806.


You will receive herewith copies of authentic documents, which prove the Citizenship of Smith Musgrove, an American Seaman, who is stated to be detained on board H. B. M. Ship of War the Cambrian. Permit me therefore to ask the favor of you to interpose with the Officer commanding her to procure the discharge of this man. I am &c

(signed) J M.

DNA: RG 59—Notes to Foreign Counsels and Ministers.

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