James Madison Papers

To James Madison from John Gavino (Abstract), 10 April 1805

§ From John Gavino

10 April 1805, Gibraltar. No. 4. “I wrote you Yesterday by this Conveyance, & as she is now puting to Sea, & having got the particulars of the Toulon fleet therein mentiond, I have the honor of transmiting you same, & have reason to believe them to be Correct.”

Adds at bottom of page: “Forces of the Toulon fleet that past this yesterday to the westward—

4 Ships of 84 Guns
7  do 74
6  do 44
2 Briggs 18

with 13.000 Troops.”

RC, two copies (DNA: RG 59, CD, Gibraltar, vol. 3). First RC 1 p.; dated 1804; docketed by Wagner. Second RC dated 1805; marked“(Duplicates).”

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