James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Joseph Forman, 25 June 1802 (Abstract)

§ From Joseph Forman

25 June 1802, Baltimore. Encloses a return of American ships that arrived in the port of Rotterdam between 1 Jan. and 1 Aug. 1801. Return for the second half of 1801 will be forwarded as soon as it is sent by Lawson Alexander, who is acting as consul in his absence. Encloses also his account with the U.S. with vouchers [not found].1 Requests that the amount due him be placed to his credit with the collector of Baltimore to enable him to close his accounts with the U.S. Will visit JM before he leaves for Holland “& take directions about some matters interesting to the Consulate & which I hope will meet with Legislative Assistance the next session of Congress.”

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