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To James Madison from Maury and Latham, 27 April 1819

From Maury and Latham

Liverpool 27th April 1819

Dear Sir,

Our firm had the honor to write to you on the 17th instant.1

We now enclose, Invoice, bill of lading, and bills of parcels, of your goods, Amounting to £32..11..3 in the Constitution, Captn Joseph Seward, bound to Norfolk, consigned to Mr Butler Maury,2 with directions to forward them to the Care of Mr Stone in Fredericksburg: We enclose to Mr Bell, Copies of the Invoice, bill of lading, & bills of parcels, for the purpose of entry. We draw on Mr Stone for the Amount & hope the goods will reach in Safety & prove satisfactory. With high respect we have the honor to be your most Obedient Servants—

Maury & Latham

RC (DLC). Marked “duplicate.” Docketed by JM.

1The letter has not been found, but for JM’s order, see his letter to James Maury, 5 Jan. 1819.

2Butler Maury (1790–1832), a Norfolk, Virginia, merchant, was the son of Col. Abraham Maury whose brother James Maury was U.S. consul at Liverpool and partner in Maury and Latham (Daily National Intelligencer, 11 July 1832; Sue Crabtree West, comp., The Maury Family Tree [Birmingham, Ala., 1971], 30–31, 98, 202).

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