James Madison Papers

To James Madison from William Kirkpatrick, 30 June 1801 (Abstract)

§ From William Kirkpatrick

30 June 1801, Málaga. Transmits duplicates of his letters of 28 May and 9 June. Encloses a return of vessels in port from 1 Jan. to 30 June with times of arrival [not found]. Enclosed letters from Cathcart and Eaton report Tripoli has declared war on U.S. Expects frigates will soon arrive to protect extensive U.S. trade. Encloses account of his disbursements during last six months totaling $72.10 and previous one of $125.60 [not found]. Though peace between Spain and Portugal is concluded, French troops continue to enter Spain. Notes contradictory reports from Egypt.

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