James Madison Papers

From James Madison to David Gelston, 19 September 1804 (Abstract)

§ To David Gelston

19 September 1804, Department of State. “I have the honor to enclose a copy of a letter I have written to the Attorney of the District of New York,1 respecting an irregularity alledged to have been committed by the French Frigates now at New York, and to request your cooperation in the enquiry he is instructed to make.”

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

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