James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Edward Thornton, 24 July 1801 (Abstract)

§ From Edward Thornton

24 July 1801, Philadelphia. Encloses letters and papers from Spain addressed to U.S. secretary of state, forwarded to him by Governor Beckwith of Bermuda, together with a copy of Beckwith’s covering note, which explains that they “having been opened at sea found their way to me in their present condition.”

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