James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Maury & Latham, 24 October 1820

From Maury & Latham

Liverpool. 24 Oct 1820

sir

We beg to hand Accot sales of your Tobacco pr. scipio, with your Accot Currt. balance £35..12..5. due to you. By the next vessel for Virginia we shall ship the 10 sacks of Salt which you wish for.

Mess MacKay & Campbell handed us your dft for £100. on us, & which we shall accordingly appropriate to them if such is your wish—it will in that case leave a balance of £64.7.7. against you, exclusive of cost of 10 sacks Salt.

We have thought that the annexed report of our markets, might be interesting to you, and we have the honor to remain sir Your mo obt humble Sts.

Maury & Latham

[First Enclosure]

Account Sales of 8 Hhds of Tobacco received p Scipio S Drummond from Virginia on account of Mr Madison—vizt:

1820
Sept 11 By James Galan for 3 Hhds
No C y lb.
IM
19 12. 2.  19—lb.  17  shrinkage
21 12. 1.  21  " "  Nett d
22 11.  —26. " " or 4047 lb @ 5d   84 6 3
" 12 " W Anderson 2 Hhds
18 12.1. 18—17 or 1373 @ 5¼   30 — 8
23 12.1   5—17 or 1360 @ 5   28 6 8
" 13 " Bromfield & Co. 1 Hhd
24 11. 3. 15—17 1314 @   26 — 1
" " " W Anderson 1 Hhd
20 11. 3. 15—17 1314 @ 5   27 7 6
" 21 " John Johnson 1 Hhd
17 12.—23—17 1350 @   25 6 3
£221 7 5
Charges
Aug 1  To Insurance on £190 @1¼ pct: & policy 12/- 2. 19. 6
"   24  " freight @ 50/- p hhd & primage 5 p cent 21, —. —
landing charges 10/- p hhd 4, —. —
fire insnce 4/- postage of remces: 5/5 9.5
Commission including Brokerage & risk of debt on £221.7.5 @ 4 p cent
8. 17. 1 37 6

Nett proceeds due in Cash 23 Jany: 1821

£184 1 5

Errors Excepted

Liverpool 27 Sept. 1820

Maury & Latham

J M 8. 402. 1500. 138. 1362
403. 1520. 134. 1386
404. 1550. 140. 1410
405. 1470 136. 1334
406. 1528. 137. 1399
407. 1420. 135. 1285
408. 1510. 132. 1378
409. 1450. 130. 1328
10866

Ware House Charges

Nine Dollars & three Quarters

Dr Mr. James Madison in Account Current & Interest to 23 Jany. 1821 with Maury & Latham

1820
Aug 14 To Invoice JM 1 Box p Philip Tab 18 2 9
To do. sundries do. 128 4 6
Sept 27 To postages — 1 4
To Interest per account 2 — 5
To Balance carried down 35 12 5
£184 1 5
Octo 14 101 2 — 5
2 — 5

Cr.

1820
Sept. 27 By Net Proceeds JM 8 Hhds Tobo.
per Scipio
184 1 5  1821 Jan 23
£184 1 5
By Balance brought down 35 12 5  1820 Jan 23

Errors Excepted

Liverpool 27 September 1820.

Maury & Latham

RC and first enclosure (DLC); second enclosure (DLC: Rare Book and Special Collections Division). RC addressed to JM; postmarked 23 Dec. at New York, and franked. Docketed by JM “Ocr. 23. 1820.” The second enclosure (1 p.) is a printed circular letter from Maury & Latham, dated 23 Oct. 1820, with an appended “Prices Current of American Produce.”

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