James Madison Papers

To James Madison from John Martin Baker, 16 July 1806


Consulate of the United States of America, for the Balearick Islands
Palma, Island of Majorca 16th. of July 1806.


I had this Honor on the 12th. 18th. May and on the 27th: June, inclosing Copies of ⟨   ⟩ transmitted per different vias duplicates of which letters I beg leave to subjoin

I have now herewith the Honor to transmit inclosed my last Demi-annual Consular report, ending on the thirtieth day of June 1806. I have the Honor to be with Great Respect Sir Your Most obedient humble Servant.

John Martin Baker

I beg leave Sir, to express to you m⟨y⟩ anxiety concerning the fate of the View⟨s⟩ I had the honor to make mention of in my letter of the 28th. of August 1⟨805⟩ sent per the American Galliot For⟨tune⟩ Captn. Thomas Saville, to the parti⟨cular⟩ care of General Benjamin Lincoln co⟨llec⟩tor of the Port of Boston &c. With the hope soon to hear, that the sam⟨e⟩ has been received by you in good condition, I have the Honor to be With Great Respect, and Grateful Consideration Sir Your Most obedient & humble Sert

John Martin Baker

DNA: RG 59—CD—Consular Despatches, Port Mahon.

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