James Madison Papers

To James Madison from George William Erving, 7 October 1806

Madrid Oct. 7. 1806.

Dear Sir

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George W Erving

P. S. 8th I have had an opportunity to ascertain that 1385. 879. 731. 327. 738. to 500. 999. 1385. 204 Secretary 1576. 264. but it is Considered to be in Effect the Same thing as what I at first supposed it to be.

DNA: RG 59--DD-Diplomatic Despatches, Spain.

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