James Madison Papers

To James Madison from James Barron, 11 July 1807

Hampton, July 11th. 1807.

Yesterday I applied to the proper authority of this, for permission to send to Commodore Douglas a letter (which was at the same time submitted to their inspection) the object of which was to obtain a copy of vice admiral Berkeley’s order respecting deserters, and under which the Leopard attacked. The result enables me to forward you an exact copy. I have the honor to be, Very respectfully, Sir Your most obt. servt.

(signed) James Barron.

DNA: RG 233—LRHR—Legislative Records of the House of Representatives.

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