James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Benjamin Homans, 18 September 1816

Navy Department, September 18th. 1816.


I have the honour to transmit the enclosed Papers, which are of sufficient importance to induce me to trouble you upon the subjects they embrace, and to ask for instructions.

I have presumed to present these documents to your consideration, previously to taking any other step in the absence of the Secretary of the Navy. Most respectfully, I am, Sir, Your Obedt. Servt.

Benjamin Homans

DNA: RG 45--LSP--Letters Sent to the President.

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