James Madison Papers

From James Madison to Anthony Merry, 23 April 1805

¶To Anthony Merry

Letter not found. 23 April 1805. Calendared in the index to the State Department notes to foreign legations as “relative to further impressments” (DNA: RG 59, Notes to Foreign Ministers and Consuls, vol. 1), and described in Merry to JM, 25 Apr. 1805, as respecting the impressment of a seaman from the American sloop Semiramis, and the “Visiting, for the Object of Impressment,” of the American schooner Industry, both within U.S. waters.

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