James Madison Papers

To James Madison from James C. Mountflorence, 6 August 1801 (Abstract)

§ From James C. Mountflorence

6 August 1801, Paris. Reports that Appleton left Paris on 5 Aug. with French ratification to embark at Dieppe for Philadelphia. The Essex arrived off Marseilles on 29 July, took the Martha under convoy, and proceeded to Barcelona to convoy the twenty-six ships there. On his application, the naval minister [Pierre-Alexandre-Laurent Forfait] has released two more seamen confined at Bordeaux.

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