James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Eiselen & Horne and Others, 28 October 1803 (Abstract)

§ From Eiselen & Horne and Others

28 October 1803, Baltimore. Request that the president issue a commission for a Mediterranean voyage for the private armed ship Warren, Lewis Brantz, master, pursuant to the law of 6 Feb. 1802.1 The ship is 396 “Tons burthen, mounts Ten Carriage Guns and will be manned with twenty four men.” Charles Venn will be first lieutenant and John Deal second. Presume the commission will be forwarded to the collector at Baltimore in time for the ship’s clearance about 5 Nov.

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