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    James Madison 1806 Signed Letter as Secretary of State Manuscript letter signed, "James Madison," as Secretary of State, 8" x 9.5", Washington, January 9, 1806 to Jonathan Warner of Saybrook, Connecticut, concerning the brig Matilda. He writes, "As your claim respecting the Brig. Matilda did not appear to make progress under the instruction of the Consul of Sweden, the Minister of the United States at London was charged to lay it before the Swedish Minister there: and from information received some months ago, it appears that he HAD been referred by the latter gentleman to his government with assurances that justice would be done as far as the case was found to embrace it." With his franking signature on the integral address leaf on verso. Usual folds otherwise very bright and clean. Accompanied by COA from PSA/DNA.

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    April, 2005
    13th Wednesday
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