James Madison Papers

To James Madison from John Leonard, 14 May 1808

Barna. 14 May 1808

Your much esteem’d favor of the 28. October ⟨I⟩ had the honor to receive the 4 of this ⟨mo⟩nth. The Blank Bond which it contained ⟨I⟩ have signed with two responble. Gentlemen Mr ⟨Hu⟩guet & Mr. Carrol. Mr. H. is one of the ⟨fi⟩rst Bankers in this part of the World. ⟨Mr.⟩ Carrol is a Merchant of Chaston. S. Carolina ⟨of⟩ very considerable Solidity & who has realized ⟨a⟩ considerable sum of money within a few ⟨mo⟩nths by Speculating in Colonial produce ⟨in⟩ this Country which he will remit to ⟨his⟩ House in Chaston. as soon as may be ⟨pr⟩acticable. I take the liberty to Enclose ⟨a pr⟩oclamation that came out yesterday & remain with high consideration & respect Yr Most Obdt. Sert.

J Leonard

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

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