James Madison Papers

From James Madison to Peter Foster (Abstract), 25 March 1805

§ To Peter Foster

25 March 1805, Department of State. “After several attempts to procure a copy of the proceedings at Cuba against you, the Gentleman who acts as Consul has been finally refused it.1 I[f] therefore you will make out an account of your sufferings, the alleged cause of them, and an estimate of the losses you sustained, the whole in the form of a deposition, it shall be sent to the Minister at Madrid and compensation demanded.”

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

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