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To James Madison from William Jarvis, 17 August 1807

Lisbon 17 Aug: 1807:

Sir

From what Mr. Erving says in the letter enclosing this, I conceived the inclosed of too much importance not to be sent immediately. Are not all these threats with a view, to oblige the English to make a Peace; and possibly with a farther view to get an additional sum of ⟨m⟩oney in the way of contribution? Within three days there has been s⟨o⟩me murmur of this kind here but noth⟨in⟩g distinct or beleived ⟨   ⟩ W⟨ith⟩ entire Respect ⟨I⟩ have the honor to be ⟨Sir⟩ Yr Mo: Ob. Servt.

Wm. Jarvis

DNA: Papers of James Madison, Rives Collection.

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