James Madison Papers

To James Madison from John Gavino, 19 March 1804 (Abstract)

§ From John Gavino

19 March 1804, Gibraltar. No. 146. “No Vessel here bound to the U. S. & our Post just going out, I send this Via Cadiz, as no doubt the Account of the Distroying of the Philada. at Tripoly by Lieut. DeCature1 will be agreeable as per anexd Copy of a Paragraph from Consul Pulis Letter to me 25: Ulto. and Mr. Higgins of said date.2 I am afraid to loose the Post as such Conclude.”3

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