James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Caesar Augustus Rodney, 24 October 1807

Octob. 24. 1807.

Dear Sir,

I have attentively considered the enclosed statement & opinion of Mr. Derbigny relative to the batture in front of the suburb St. Mary at the city of New-Orleans, & concur with him in sentiment, if the case be correctly stated. This I am bound to presume as it has been officially communicated to you by Governor Claiborne whose letter I have sent to the President. Yours Very Respecy. & Sincey.

C. A. Rodney

DNA: RG 94--Letters Sent by the Office of the Adjutant General.

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