James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Robert Smith, 22 May 1806

Navy Depart. 22 May 1806.

Should you receive from the British Minister a Passport for the Stapleton in time to be forwarded by this day’s mail, may I request the favor of you to enclose it to Colo. John Stricker Balto.? An immediate transmission of the passport is an object with us. I am respectfu.

Rt. Smith

DNA: RG 45—Letters to Secretary of States.

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