19 July 1806
|July 19.||Consultation with the 4. heads of departmts.|
|An armed vessel at Norfolk fitting out by Cooper to cruise as a Spanish or French privateer, to be seized & placed a course of law. she is complained of by mr Merry. officer to be indemnified. Yrujo. agreed to do nothing as yet. mr Madison seemed to be of a different opn.|
|1. gun boat to be kept in service at Charleston, & to act against privateers under former instructions, if the appropriation will afford it.|
|the frigate under Campbell in the Mediterrn to remain there till next spring.|
|here Genl. Dearborne was called away.|
|Swartwout. if the case v. Ogden & Smith is determined at the present session, he is to be removed immedly. if it lies over to another term, let him remain to another.|
DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.