James Madison Papers

From James Madison to Robert Purviance, 24 November 1805 (Abstract)

To Robert Purviance, 24 November 1805 (Abstract)

§ To Robert Purviance. 24 November 1805, Washington. “I inclose a note on the office of D. & D. at Baltimore for 14747/100 dollrs. to replace the advances which you have been so obliging as to make for me on two late importations,1 one from Lisbon the other from Bourdeaux; to which I beg leave to add my thanks.”2

RC (CCamarSJ). 1 p.

1For the shipments, see John Brice Jr. to JM, 31 Aug. 1805, and Purviance to JM, 4 Oct. and 20 Nov. 1805.

2On 26 Nov. 1805 Purviance acknowledged receipt of $147.47 as payment in full for “Wines &c Imported by him per the Brig Robert from Lisbon & the Brig Lyon from Bordeaux” (DLC: Rives Collection, Madison Papers; 1 p.).

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