James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Joseph Yznardi, Jr., 25 September 1806

Consular Office of the United States Cadiz 25th. Sepr. 1806.

Respected Sir,

Referring to what I had the honor of addressing you on the 13th. inst. ⟨by⟩ the Brig Susannah Capt. Babbidge via Newburryport; the object of th⟨e pre⟩sent will be to communicate that the Emperor of Russia has not thou⟨ght pro⟩per to ratify the Peace made on the 20th. July last by his Embassa⟨dor wi⟩th France; notwithstanding this Contre tems Lord Lowderdale continue⟨d h⟩is Neg⟨oci⟩ating on the 12th.

I have the pleasure of enclosing you a Packet received ⟨fro⟩m our Chargé d’affaires at Madrid.

We continue strictly Blockaded with Eight Ships and two ⟨Fri⟩gates. With Sentiments of high Consideration, I am Respected Sir, Your most obedt. humble Servant

J. Yznardy

Governmt. Notes...52 %

DNA: RG 59—CD—Consular Despatches, Cadiz.

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