James Madison Papers

To James Madison from William Vans Murray, 17 April 1801 (Abstract)

§ From William Vans Murray

17 April 1801, The Hague. Reports that on 9 Apr. the Danish prince and Admiral Nelson negotiated a fourteen-week armistice during which the connection between Denmark and the League of Armed Neutrality will be suspended and the British allowed to refit their vessels. The agreement was reached after the Danish cabinet heard of the czar’s death. Forwards letter for General Forrest.

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