James Madison Papers

To James Madison from David Gelston, 19 December 1807

New York Decr. 19th. 1807

Dear Sir

Enclosed is Capt. Hopkins bill of lading for your wine &ca. He has cleared for Alexandria, but is to deliver the articles to you. It may be proper, however, for you to request the Collector at Alexandria to take charge of and forward them.

The charges attending are at foot. I wish the articles safe to hand, and am, very sincerely your’s

David Gelston

Paid duties on wine & Sundries 50.79
Paid freight bill enclosed 29.32
Paid duries on Stilograph — 12 Oct: 1807 3.67
Paid Messrs. Fer⟨kes⟩ as advised 24 Oct: 1806 7.21
Dollars 91:05

DLC: Papers of James Madison.

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