James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Sylvanus Bourne, 10 April 1801 (Abstract)

§ From Sylvanus Bourne

10 April 1801, Amsterdam. Transmits continuation of Leiden Gazette. Reports local belief that relations between Great Britain and northern powers will be adjusted in a short time, though expectations of general peace are not as strong. In postscript, announces news of death of Czar Paul of Russia; succeeded by Alexander I. Reports rumor that British fleet was repulsed in attack on Copenhagen with much loss.

Index Entries