James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Peder Pedersen, 27 February 1804 (Abstract)

§ From Peder Pedersen

27 February 1804, Washington. “I have received by the Brig Saunders from Madeira arrived at Philadelphia, 1½ pipe of Madeira Wine, and now herewith beg leave, Sir, to request, that you will desire the Secretary of the Treasury of the United States to direct the Collector of duties at the port of Philadelphia to grant a permit for the landing of the said 1½ pipe of Madeira Wine; agreeably to the privilege allowed Ministers and Chargé d’affairs of foreign Nations;1 and the same to be delivered to my Agent Mr. John Maybin Mrct. of Philadelphia, in whose hands is the Bill of invoice.”

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