James Madison Papers

From James Madison to Robert Smith, 12 April 1804 (Abstract)

§ To Robert Smith

12 April 1804, Department of State. “I have the honor to enclose a bill drawn upon me by Mr. Cathcart for five thousand two hundred & fifty dollars, which, from the accompanying letter of advice, appears to be intended to cover expenditures on account of the Navy Department.1 I shall refer the holder of the Bill to you for payment.”

Letterbook copy (DNA: RG 59, DL, vol. 14). 1 p.

1See Cathcart to JM, 20 Jan. 1804, PJM-SS description begins Robert J. Brugger et al., eds., The Papers of James Madison: Secretary of State Series (7 vols. to date; Charlottesville, Va., 1986–). description ends , 6:371.

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