James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Swinton C. Holland, 9 January 1804 (Abstract)

§ From Swinton C. Holland1

9 January 1804, Trieste. “I had this honour on the 22nd. October [not found] and have now that of waiting upon you with a list of American vessels arrived at this port &c from the 30th. June to the 31st. December [not found].” Just received a letter from Preble informing him of the blockade of Tripoli.2 “I have published this information to the Government here & made it known to all the Consuls residing at this place.” Writes in Riggin’s absence.

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