James Madison Papers

To James Madison from James Maury, 20 March 1812

From James Maury

Liverpool 20 March 1812

Dear Sir,

Mr Joy has desired me to forward the inclosed.1

Wheat & Flour advanced very suddenly some days ago & the prevalent opinion is that prices are yet to be higher. I have not been able to do any thing satisfactory with the Tobaccoe you were so good as to consign me in 1810.2 It is all on hand. With high respect & esteem I have the honor to be your obliged friend & Servt

James Maury

Flour 70/ a 74/. per barrel
Wheat 17/6..18/6..70 ℔

RC (DLC). Docketed by JM.

1Maury probably enclosed Joy to JM, 22 Feb. 1812.

2Maury had received this consignment of JM’s tobacco in October 1810 (see PJM-PS description begins Robert A. Rutland et al., eds., The Papers of James Madison: Presidential Series (4 vols. to date; Charlottesville, Va., 1984–). description ends , 2:575).

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