James Madison Papers

To James Madison from John J. Murray, 15 February 1804 (Abstract)

§ From John J. Murray

15 February 1804, Glasgow. Transmits copies of letters from the owners of the ships Mary Ann and Columbia, residents of Glasgow,1 “as a kind of guarantee to the United States, that these ships will return to the port which they are said to belong to—the danger of the seas & other casualties excepted.” “I had the honor to state my opinion of the ships alluded to sometime since.2 I will not add therefore at present but that I am Anxious to hear from you on the subject of my last communications.”

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