James Madison Papers

From James Madison to Albert Gallatin, 3 December 1805 (Abstract)

To Albert Gallatin, 3 December 1805 (Abstract)

§ To Albert Gallatin. 3 December 1805, Department of State. “I have to request that you will please to issue your warrant on the appropriations for Barbary purposes for one thousand dollars in favor of Daniel Brent, for defraying the expences of the Tunisian Embassy now in this City; the said Daniel Brent to be charged and held accountable for the same.”1

RC (DNA: RG 59, DL, vol. 15). 1 p.

1JM made similar requests for warrants of a thousand dollars each to defray the expenses of the Tunisians in Washington on 24 Dec. 1805, and 4 and 25 Jan., 3 and 31 Mar., and 7 May 1806, DNA: RG 59, DL, vol. 15; 1 p. each.

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