James Madison Papers

JM Memorandum on Chesapeake and on the Embargo, February 1808

February 1808

Generl. & mutual ⟨reasons⟩ vs war -- internal business &c &c

With these views U. S. desired to settle evy thing

Union of Imprests. & Chesapeake favorable thereto, & particularly latter

Separation yielded, to the views taken of the subject by G. B. & to his mission

Surprize at; at splitting the Case of Chesapeak, entirely, Status quo. Talk: No⟨   ⟩ Proclamation. Precaution, vs. other wrongs, prior & sub: to Chesapa:

Bradley, Whitby, Love, French ship burnt. Dougls. seizs. at Norflk Continual disobedce. to Procln.

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