James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Thomas Auldjo, 1 August 1803

From Thomas Auldjo, 1 August 1803

Cowes 1st. Augt. 1803


Inclosed I beg leave to send you copy of my last letter & also of the Light & harbour duties payable by American Ships at the ports within my Consulate.

The Blockade of the Elbe remains still established & I am sorry to have to advise that the Weser is also put und⟨er the⟩ same predicament, as announced ⟨by Lord⟩ Hawkesbury to Mr. Munroe.

Our harvest will begin this week & there is prospect of a great Crop of all grain. Wheat is 6/ a 6/3 per bushel—fine flour 43/ a 44/ per Sack of 280 pounds nett. I have the honor to be very respectfully Sir Your obd & hble Sert

Thomas Auldjo

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