§ To George Hay
8 March 1805, Department of State. “I shall be obliged by your forwarding me an accurate copy of the law understood to have been lately passed by the Legislature of Virgina [sic] respecting the deserters from the British Vessels.”1
Letterbook copy (DNA: RG 59, DL, vol. 14). 2 pp.
1. For the law, see JM to James Monroe, 6 Mar. 1805, and n. 10.