James Madison Papers

From James Madison to Albert Gallatin, 24 January 1805 (Abstract)

§ To Albert Gallatin

24 January 1805, Department of State. “Be pleased to issue your warrant on the appropriation for the relief & protection of American Seamen for $985.41—in favor of D. Bethune, as assignee of Dr. Gourly, it being for a bill of exchange for £221.14.42 Sterling dated the 17th. Octr. 1804,1 and drawn by M: Lamar Esqr. Consul of the U. States at Madeira in favor of the said Dr. Gourlay, the sd. Lamar to be charged with the same and held accountable.”

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

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