James Madison Papers

From James Madison to Albert Gallatin, 30 September 1803 (Abstract)

§ To Albert Gallatin

30 September 1803, Department of State. In answer to Gallatin’s letter of 19 Sept., encloses a copy of his letter to Erving of 19 Apr.1 and an extract from Erving’s answer.2 “Though I am without information of the exact amount of the reimbursements of expences in prize causes, it is reasonable to believe that they have been considerable.”

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