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To James Madison from James Maury, 1 July 1803

From James Maury, 1 July 1803

Liverpool 1st. July 1803

Sir

I had the honor of writing to you on the 23d. past. I avail of the first opportunity to inform you that I have this morning received official notice of his Britannic Majesty having judged it expedient to establish the most rigorous Blockade at the entrance of the mouth of the Elbe & to maintain & enforce the Same in the strictest manner according to the Usages of War. I have the Honor to be with Perfect Respect Your most Obedient Servant

James Maury

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