James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Sylvanus Bourne, 18 October 1803

From Sylvanus Bourne, 18 October 1803

American Consulate Amstm. Octr. 18 1803


I have the pleasure to acquaint you of my safe return to this City a few days past & that on the first of next month I shall resume my official functions & be prepared to attend to any commands you may have for me in course of the public service.

I have not yet been here a sufficient time to obtain correct information relative to the present state of Affairs in Europe—but shall take the liberty to write you soon fully on this head. I have the honor to be with great Respect Yr Ob Servt

S. Bourne

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