James Madison Papers

To James Madison from John Church, 31 December 1804 (Abstract)

§ From John Church

31 December 1804, Cork. “This serves to wait on you with the Annual Return1 for the Imports of American Produce into this Port for the last twelve Months.

“As this Country is in great want of Grain I expect to furnish a more extensive List at this Time next Year as our Supplies are only to be expected from your Country.”

RC and enclosure (DNA: RG 59, CD, Cork, vol. 1). RC 1 p.; in a clerk’s hand, signed by Church; docketed by Wagner as received 11 Mar. For enclosure, see n. 1.

1The 24 Dec. 1804 annual return (1 p.; docketed by Wagner) lists twenty-seven American ships, giving the port of origin and cargoes of each.

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