James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Peter Brossard (Abstract), 9 March 1805

§ From Peter Brossard

9 March 1805, New York. “Being about to leave this place for St. Jago de Cuba on the beginning of next week, I beg the favour of a passeport to proceed to my voyage; you Will oblige me very much Sir if you ordered without delay.”

RC (DNA: RG 59, Letters Requesting Passports). 1 p.; docketed by Brent. On the verso is the 9 Mar. 1805 certification of New York notary public John G. Bogert that he had “seen and examined the Certificate of Naturalaz[at]ion of Peter Brossard, which was granted At New Orleans.”

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