James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Robert Purviance, 4 October 1805 (Abstract)

From Robert Purviance, 4 October 1805 (Abstract)

§ From Robert Purviance. 4 October 1805, Baltimore. “According to your request, I had put on board Capt Mann’s Packet yesterday your two Pipes of Wine, completely cased, which I hope will arrive safe.

“I have inclosed you an Account of the Expenses thereon.”1

RC and enclosures (DLC). RC 1 p.; in a clerk’s hand, signed by Purviance. For enclosures, see n. 1.

1The enclosures (2 pp.) are a 3 Oct. 1805 receipt for the wine, signed by Capt. Zachariah Mann, and an invoice for $102.52 to which JM has added $44.95. For the wine, see William Jarvis to JM, 5 and 12 July and 1 Aug. 1805, Jacob Wagner to JM, 13 Sept. 1805, John Brice Jr. to JM, 31 Aug. 1805, and JM to Brice, 22 Sept. 1805.

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