James Madison Papers

To James Madison from James Simpson, 14 June 1804 (Abstract)

§ From James Simpson

14 June 1804, Tangier. No. 78. “I have the honour to acquaint you that the three grand Festivals of the Moors happening all in this half year, together with the extra disbursements arising on the circumstances mentioned in my former Letters, has occasioned my drawing a Bill on you of this date to order of Messrs. Khun & Green1 for One thousand six hundred dollars, payable thirty days after presentation, being on Account of the Contingent expences of this Consulate.

“I beg you will have the goodness to direct said Bill being paid accordingly.”

RC (DNA: RG 59, CD, Tangier, vol. 2). 1 p.; marked “duplicate”; docketed by Wagner as received 31 Aug.

1This was probably Kuhn and Green, merchants of Gibraltar. For Peter Kuhn Jr., see 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 , 3:81–82 n. 3.

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