James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Stephen Cathalan Jr., 21 October 1804 (Abstract)

§ From Stephen Cathalan Jr.

21 October 1804, Marseilles. “Confirming you[r] last Private letter,1 I have the honor to advise you that I have received from Tains, your Chest Containing 72 Bottles Virgin White Wine hermitage of the year 1800. with 3 Bottles do. Paille (Straw Colour) 1799. for Sample, which I intend, to Ship, with other things you desired from me, on the Amn. Ship New Orleans Captn. Butler Bound to Norfolk Virginia.”2

RC (DLC). 1 p.; in a clerk’s hand, signed by Cathalan; marked “Private.”

1Letter not found.

2For JM’s wine order, see Cathalan to JM, 22 Sept. 1804 (first letter), and n. 2.

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