James Madison Papers

From James Madison to Matthew L. Davis, 26 November 1803 (Abstract)

§ To Matthew L. Davis

26 November 1803, Washington. “I have recd your letter of the 21st. [not found] making certain enquiries relative to your brother George Davis. The last letter from him to the Dept. of State was dated July 3d. last.1 From the communications of Mr. Cathcart it appears that he left your brother at Tunis early in September.2 Mr. Cathcart was appointed Successor to Mr. Eaton, but was not recd. by the Bey. No successor to Mr. Cathcart has been named by the President.”

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