James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Joseph Rademaker (Abstract), 22 April 1805

§ From Joseph Rademaker

22 April 1805, “Union Tavern,” Georgetown. “Consul General, from the Court of Portugal, presents his respects to Mr. Madison, and requests to be informed, at what time it will be most convenient, for him to presen<t> his Credentials.”1

RC (DNA: RG 59, NFL, Portugal, vol. 1). 1 p.; docketed by Wagner; filed at the end of 1797.

1JM’s 22 Apr. 1805 reply has not been found but is calendared in the index to the State Department notes to foreign legations as “informing him that his letters of credence as Charge d’affairs &c. of Portugal will be received the next day” (DNA: RG 59, Notes to Foreign Ministers and Consuls, vol. 1).

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