James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Benjamin W. Crowninshield, 1 May 1815

Navy Department May 1st:1815


I submit to your consideration the enclosed Copy of a letter to Commodore Decatur, written with the advice and consent of Messrs: Monroe & Dallas, and I request your opinion and instructions upon the subject. I have the honor to be Very respectfully Your Obedient Servt.

B.W. Crowninshield

DLC: Papers of James Madison.

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