James Madison Papers

To James Madison from John Leonard, 3 February 1808

3d. february 1808.


I find that all the Consuls in this part of Europe ⟨charge⟩ the fee of ⟨   ⟩$ for every official signature & Seal in the Same man⟨ner as⟩ I have hitherto done, being unacquainted with the existence of the laws to the contrary. I have at length obtain’d the law ⟨which⟩ regulate the charges respecting the certificate of drawback, ⟨   ⟩ which differs from charges on other official acts, and ⟨s⟩hall b⟨e⟩ guided by the Same in future. I have the honor to be With very &c. &c. &c.

J Leonard

⟨   ⟩ of protest made by Goodwin &c

⟨   ⟩ in my replies.

Copy of letter to Mr. Erving & Hugues & Deyore

Do from Mr. Erving

Copy of letter from Cap Beckford of Ship Catherine

DNA: RG 59—CD—Consular Despatches, Barcelona.

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