James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Anthony Charles Cazenove, 23 September 1819

From Anthony Charles Cazenove

Alexa. Septr. 23d. 1819

Dear Sir

The Sloop Wm. & Henry, Captn. Crosby having offer’d for Fredericksburg since my respects of  1 instt. I have shipped by her to Mr. Wm. S. Stone your pipe & quarter Cask of Lisbon Wine, amounting p bill annexed to $180.83.

Your letter directing the shipment of this wine to Mr. Stone making no mention of that Gentleman’s Christian name, have been rather at a loss in that ⟨respect,?⟩ but am informed by a gentleman not long removed ⟨to?⟩ this place from Fredericksburg that Mr. Wm. S. Stone must be the person meant by you & have therefore directed the Wine to his care. With great regard very respectfully Your Obedt. Servt.

Ant Chs. Cazenove

RC and enclosure (DLC). Addressed by Cazenove to JM at Montpelier and franked. Docketed incorrectly “apl. 23. 1819” by JM, with his note beneath the account: “pd by a draft of Ocr. 1. on office of P. & D. of the B. of Columbia.” The enclosed account (1 p.), dated 22 Sept. 1819, lists charges of $176 for a pipe and quarter cask of Lisbon wine totaling 121 gallons, with additional charges for casing, drayage, and wharfage, amounting to $4.83.

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