James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Tobias Lear, 28 March 1806

Algiers March 28th: 1806.


I have the honor to inform you that I have this day drawn upon you two Setts of Exchange as follows:



3000 at 30 days Sight in favor of Mr. John Wingate.

Say for three thousand Dollars, for Value received in the freight of the Ship Raleigh in bringing a Cargo of Wheat from Malta to this place, on Account of the Regency, and which Sum, with the addition of five hundred Dollars, which I have paid to Mr. Wingate in Cash, is to Carried to the Credit of the United States in their Next settlement of Annuities with this Regency. I have the honor to be With the highest Respect Sir, Your Obedt. & faithfull Servt.

Tobias Lear.

DNA: RG 59--CD--Consular Despatches, Algiers.

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