James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Thomas Newton, 16 June 1806

Collrs. Office Norfolk June 16th. 1806.


I received yr. communication respectg. the equipment of two Schrs. as privateers at Hampton. I have wrote to the Collr. there, as (one resides in the Town) to get information thereof & inclosed a Copy of yr. letter that he may prosecute if it should be the case & I will have every enquiry made in this district also & if any such object shall be carrying on, I shall give you the information thereof. I will thank you for information ⟨of⟩ the manner of prosecuting them. I am with the greatest respect Yr. Obt. Servt.

Thos Newton

DNA: RG 59—ML—Miscellaneous Letters.

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