James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Swinton C. Holland, 1 May 1804 (Abstract)

§ From Swinton C. Holland

1 May 1804, Trieste. “I had this honor on the 25th. of January last.1 The quarantine to which Vessels from the United States, I then informed you, had lately been subjected, has not been countermanded, that this grievance still subsists, at the same time I am happy to inform you, that the Commerce is an encreasing one.

“Inclosed is a Price current of our imports and exports, reduced into the currency of the U.S.

“I am daily looking for the arrival of Mr Riggin, Consul General.”2

RC and enclosure (DNA: RG 59, CD, Trieste, vol. 1). RC 1 p. The enclosure (2 pp.) is an undated price current for Trieste.

1PJM-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 , 6:390–91.

2For William Riggin’s absence, see his letter to JM, 10 Apr. 1803, ibid., 4:500.

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