James Madison Papers

To James Madison from John M. Forbes, 7 December 1801 (Abstract)

§ From John M. Forbes

7 December 1801, New York. Informs JM that Dobell, in a 3 Oct. circular letter to his mercantile friends, announced his acceptance of the consular post at Le Havre. This limits Forbes’s hopes for appointment to Lisbon, Càdiz, or Hamburg.

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