James Madison Papers

To James Madison from William Savage, 12 May 1802 (Abstract)

§ From William Savage

12 May 1802, Kingston, Jamaica. Reports that since his 25 Mar. dispatch, “three American Seamen was wantonly impressed & taken onboard a Transport—on my Application to the Admiral they was immediately liberated.” Has found it necessary to assist several distressed seamen to return to the U.S. Encloses his last quarter’s account amounting to $2,312.30. Has drawn on JM in favor of Mary Willis for $300.

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