James Madison Papers

James Madison Ship passport, 27 November 1816

November 27, 1816

By the President of the United States of America

Suffer the Ship Asia of New York John Walter master or commander of the burthen of three hundred and twenty one 13/95 tons or thereabouts mounted with no guns navigated with thirteen men.

To Pass with her Company, Passengers, Goods, and Merchandize without any hinderance seisure or molestation The said ship appearing by good testimony, to belong to one or more of the citizens of the United States of America and to him or them only

Given under my Hand and the Seal of the United States of America the twenty seventh day of November in the year of ourr Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixeteen.

James Madison

By the President

Jas. Monroe Secretary of State

State of Louisiana

District of Mississippi

Countersigned by J.L.A. Duplipis


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