James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Thomas Bulkeley, 12 June 1801

From Thomas Bulkeley, 12 June 1801

Lisbon 12th. June 1801


It is now most creditably assured that Peace has taken Place between this Country Spain ⟨&⟩ France. It is said, it is to be Publickly announced ⟨to⟩morrow & 3 nights eluminations are to be in consequence ⟨of⟩ the event. The terms are not known but its ⟨m⟩ore than probable are very disadvantageous to this Country. My next will I hope be able to give ⟨y⟩ou further particulars. I have the honor to remain ⟨w⟩ith the greatest respect Sir your most humble Serv⟨t.⟩

Thomas Bulkeley

P. S. A Gentn. appeard today on the Exa: who is the Pack⟨et⟩ Agent, & informd (supposed Authorized by the Bt. Minr.) the British Merchants too much caution coud not now be taken with their property in this Country.

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