James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Donaldson, Thorburn and Company, 17 September 1803 (Abstract)

§ From Donaldson, Thorburn and Company

17 September 1803, Norfolk. Enclose “a receipt for thirteen Cases of Wine” forwarded “by the American Consul at Bordeaux.”1 Hope “they will arrive in good order.” Enclose also “a Copy of the entry, which you will be so good as Swear to before the proper Authority and return to us, in order to cancel the Agents Bond.” The charge of $40.15 “You may remit to us, or pay to our freind Mr William Hodgson of Alexandria.” Add in a postscript: “The charges may be paid to Captn. Butler.”

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