Washington July 8. 1816
The business with Mr Bagot being suspended, & that with Algiers an acct of the Deys letter which I have sent first to New York, & in case of seizure there, to Mr Crowninshield for translation, & that with Russia in the same state, till I get an answer from Mr Ingersol, I shall take a trip for a few days to Loudoun, to look to my harvest, & to my health.
Mr Hughes has returnd. His communication will be forwarded to day. With great respect & esteem
DLC: Papers of James Madison, Rives Collection.