James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Thomas Newton, 26 May 1806

Collrs. Office Norfolk May 26 1806


Inclosed are several letters received from on board the Brittish Ship of war Cleopatra Capt. Wight Jno. Quin, James Love & Ed Hayes are recorded as Citizens on the books of this office, and described as follows. Jno. Quin about 18 yrs. old 5 feet 3 1/2 inches high light Complexion, light hair & grey eyes. Js. Love about 24 yrs. old 5 five feet 7 inches high brown Complexion light hair grey eyes, native of Chston. S. Car. protection dated 22 Augst. 1804. Ed. Hayes about 25 yrs. old 5 feet 5 inches high brown Complexion, brown hair grey eyes born on Long Island state of New York, protection dated Decr. 31 1800. I am respectfully Yr. obt Servt.

Thos Newton

DNA: RG 59—Correspondence with Collector of Customs Regarding Impressed Seamen.

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