James Madison Papers

Account of Elias Backman, 26 August 1801 (Abstract)

§ Account of Elias Backman

26 August 1801, Gothenburg. Lists disbursements made by Backman between 30 Sept. 1797 and 21 May 1801 for the care of distressed seamen, amounting to £34.

Ms (DNA: RG 217, First Auditor’s Accounts, no. 13, 102). 1 p. Probably enclosed in William Neilson and Company to JM, 18 Nov. 1801 (PJM-SS description begins Robert J. Brugger et al., eds., The Papers of James Madison: Secretary of State Series (7 vols. to date; Charlottesville, Va., 1986–). description ends , 2:251), with an accompanying authorization (1 p.) for William Neilson and Company of New York to receive the money.

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