Madison, James, 1751-1836; United States. President (1809-1817 : Madison); Letters
In this letter, written in dr brown ink on beige paper, Madison approves Jarvis' request, but reminds him that governments do not always run smoothly and therefore it would be wise to exercise patience in the future.
Astor, John Jacob, 1763-1848; Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815; Madison, James, 1751-1836; United States. President (1809-1817 : Madison); Russia; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Booksellers' catalogs; Collecteana files
Typed description; In reference to fitting out a ship to carry the exiled French General Moreau to Russia, Astor writes to Daschkoff that he would like to follow his wishes, however Astor points out several flaws in his correspondent's strategies. ...
This document allowed the Brig Volentier, commanded by Richard Leech, to pass. Signed by President Thomas Jefferson as well as then Secretary of State James Madison. Engravings of a ship and harbor decorate the upper portion of the document.