James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Enoch Robins and Others, 6 July 1803 (Abstract)

§ From Enoch Robins and Others

6 July 1803, Philadelphia. “We took the liberty of addressing you some months back1 on the subject of our detention at Jacmel (Hispa) by General Pageot, the Commanding Officer there; and claiming the interference of Government to obtain our enlargement.” Were liberated, after being moved from Jacmel to Aux Cayes by order of General Brunet,2 and granted passports to return to the U.S. “We have conceived it our duty, in Consequence of our application to Government, to apprize you of our enlargement.”

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