James Madison Papers

To James Madison from John Hollins, 18 September 1804 (Abstract)

§ From John Hollins

18 September 1804, Baltimore. “The Secretary of State will much oblige me by replying to the forgoing statement of Mr Ferror1 to which it is not in my power to add anything new, or material.”

RC (DNA: RG 76, Preliminary Inventory 177, entry 180, Great Britain, Treaty of 1794 [Art. VII], British Spoliations, 1794–1824, Unsorted Papers, box 8). 1 p.; written at the foot of Alexander Ferron to Hollins; docketed by Wagner. For Ferron’s letter and the enclosures, see n. 1.

1Ferron’s letter to Hollins (1 p.; n.d.) enclosed copies of a list of the expenses and previous payments in the case of the Dove, Isaac Isaacs master (2 pp.), and a 15 May 1804 letter from Samuel Cabot to Ferron (1 p.) enclosing the list. Ferron asked Hollins to inquire at the State Department whether any further vouchers were needed for Ferron to receive the funds due him.

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