James Madison Papers

From James Madison to Thomas Fitzsimmons, 12 January 1808

January 12, 1808.

The President of the United States, authorises me to inform you, that it is in contemplation to dispatch to Europe, for public purposes, a vessel or vessels, from time to time, during the period of the embargo̶and that previous notice of the time and place of departure will be given, with a ⟨view⟩ to the accommodation of merchants and others in their foreign correspondence.

Printed Source--National Intelligencer (Washington, D.C.).

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