James Madison Papers

To James Madison from John Martin Baker, 4 March 1807

Consulate of the United States of America for the Balearick Islands Palma,Island of Majorca the 4th: of March 1807.


I have the honor to confirm my last official, under date, the Twenty Eighth day of January 1807 (per triplicate transmitted per different vias).

I now beg leave Sir, to communicate my safe return with my family, at this City on the first instant.

I have the honor to herewith inclose my last demiAnnual Consular Report, closing on the Thirty first day of December 1806.

Per last Packet from Barcelona, I was honored with the duplicate of my leav⟨e⟩ of Absence: transmitted me per George W: Erving Esquire Madrid 5th: January 1807. Without more at present to communicate; I hav⟨e⟩ the honor to be with the Greatest Resp⟨ect⟩ Sir, Your Most obedient humble Serva⟨nt⟩

John Martin Baker

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

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