James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Stephen Cathalan, 10 June 1802

From Stephen Cathalan, 10 June 1802

Via Bordeaux

Marseilles June 10th. 1802.


I had the honour of paying you my Respects on the 10th. march last inclosing you the State of the American Vessels entered and Cleared out of the ports of this district I will Soon Send you the one from the first January last down to the 30th. inst.

On the 31st. ulto. I have forwarded you, under Cover of Wm. Lee Esqre. Commercial Agent of the U. S. at Bordeaux, A Packett from James Leaer. Cathcart Esqre. ⟨Consul⟩ at Tripoly, Then at Leghorn, which I received inclosed his Letter of the 21st. ulto. and I have, now the honor of inclosing you one from Wm. Eaton Esqre. our Consul at Tunis which I have received yesterday with his Letter to me of the 28th. ulto., on which when Sealed he adds to me on the cover—“May 29th.: The Fregate Constellation Capn. Murray arrived in this bay yesterday.” I have the honor to be with great Respect Sir Your most obedient & Humble Servant

Stephen Cathalan Junr.

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