James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Robert Smith, 6 March 1806 (Abstract)

From Robert Smith, 6 March 1806 (Abstract)

§ From Robert Smith. 6 March 1806, Navy Department. “I enclose for your perusal a copy of a letter from the British Consul at New York to Captain Chauncey, & a copy of Capt Chauncey’s answer.1

“Capt. Chauncey commands the Brig Hornet now at New York.”

Letterbook copy (DNA: RG 45, Letters to Secretary of State). 1 p. Enclosures not found, but see n. 1.

1The letters presumably dealt with Thomas Barclay’s request for the return of a seaman (Knox, Naval Documents, Barbary Wars description begins Dudley W. Knox, ed., Naval Documents Related to the United States Wars with the Barbary Powers (6 vols.; Washington, D.C., 1939–44). description ends , 6:378, 381).

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