James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Christopher Meyer, 19 January 1813 (Abstract)

§ From Christopher Meyer1

19 January 1813, Bordeaux. Requests an appointment as U.S. consul for “the port of Bayonne or any other port in the French Empire.”

RC (DLC); RC (DNA: RG 59, LAR, 1809–17, filed under “Meyer”). First RC 1 p.; docketed by JM.

1Meyer served as chancellor and subsequently as vice-consul in the port of Bordeaux from October 1803 to January 1813 (see Meyer to Monroe, 19 Jan. 1813 [ibid.]).

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