From John Gavino, 18 December 1801
Gibraltar 18th. December 1801
Not having been honord with any of your regarded favours since my last dispatches No. 75 & 76 of which you have herewith duplicates, & to which beg leave to be referrd.
In Politicks nothing new. The Essex continues cruising in this Neighbourhood, and no movement made by the Tripolin Ship. The Commander is now again at Tetuan.
You have inclosed Coppy of a Circular letter received three Days ago from Consul Kirkpatrick of Malaga regarding a Tripolin Cruiser fitting out at Smirna. Admiral Saumarez fleet still here.
The Emperour of Morrocco has orderd the Batavian Consul to quit his dominions, wants an Embassador and Presents. I have the honor to be—