James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Thomas Newton, 31 July 1807

Collectors office Norfolk July 31, 1807


Inclosed are Copies of letters received from Capt. Bradshan of the Brittish brig Columbine, & Coll Hamilton, respecting dispatches which he has brought here, as Capt. Bradshan informs me. I beg to refer you to their letters, & my answer thereto; I shall be much obliged for instructions on this subject, as I suppose they will frequently come with dispatches, which I beg may be defined, to whom dispatches are admissible from & Whether any dispatches should be received, but for the Minister of G Brittain or the government of the U States & the proper mode of forwarding them; with the greatest respect I am, yr. obt Servt.

Thos. Newton

DNA: RG 59—ML—Miscellaneous Letters.

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