James Madison Papers

To James Madison from DeWitt Clinton, 23 August 1804 (Abstract)

§ From DeWitt Clinton

23 August 1804, New York. “I esteem it my duty to transmit to you the enclosed documents1 which go to establish a continuance of misconduct on the part of British Vessels of War in relation to the commerce and navigation of this City.”

Letterbook copy (NNC). 1 p. Written below the letterbook copy is a note: “9 Affidavits numbered from one upwards and all taken before me.”

1The enclosures have not been identified.

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