James Madison Papers

To James Madison from William Lee, 18 September 1805 (Abstract)

From William Lee, 18 September 1805 (Abstract)

§ From William Lee. 18 September 1805, Bordeaux. “I have shipped your wines &c on the Brig Lyon Capt Coursell to sail in a few days for Baltimore. Would it not be adviseable for you to cause insurance thereon as I understand our Vessels are much harrassed by the English.

“Mr Holmes the bearer of this will hand you a file of the moniteur and a work on the Commerce of the Black Sea1 which contains some useful information.”

RC (DLC). 1 p.

1This volume has not been identified but may have been Antoine-Ignace Anthoine de Saint-Joseph’s Essai historique sur le commerce et la navigation de la Mer-Noire: ou Voyage et entreprises pour établir des rapports commerciaux et maritimes entre les ports de la Mer-Noire et ceux de la Méditerranée: …, which was published at Paris in 1805.

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