James Madison Papers

From James Madison to Thomas Jefferson, 22 September 1807

Sepr. 22. 1807

Dear Sir

I have forwarded your notes to the several Post masters. The inclosed letter from Pleasanton which mentions the terms on which the missionary to Batavia is engaged. I understand the $3000 to be in full of all expences &c. I directed payment out of the Foreign intercourse fund. The case of the Indefatigable & crew may be laid before Congs. either for their decision on the individual case, or for a definite provision for such cases. But I presume it is within the general fund for foreign Barbary intercourse, as it has hitherto expounded & acted upon. Yrs. always

James Madison

DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.

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