James Madison Papers

To James Madison from John Gavino, 5 May 1802

From John Gavino, 5 May 1802

No. 86

Gibraltar 5th. May 1802


Without the honor of any of your favours I beg refference to my last dispatch No. 85.

On the 25 Ulto. arrived from Tunis the American Ship Gloria Commanded by Jo. Bounds taken in the service by Consul Eaton, who brought me the Inclosed dispatches, to which & the Copy of said Gentlemans Letter to me anexd, beg leave to referr, as due attention will be paid to what Consul Eaton writes.

The Commander of the Tripolin Ship laid up here came over three days ago from Tanger, but has caused no movement. There are about Ten Men on board.

Rear Adl. Sir Jas. Saumarez went for Minorca is to attend to the Evacuation of the Island.

This day Anchord in this Bay the frigate Constelation Capn: Murray from the U.S. The Essex & Philada. from the East and as the latter goes Home, Capn: Barron will be the bearer of this and to whom referr for the Occurrencies on this side of the Globb. I have the honor to be, Sir Your most obedt. & most hl. Servt.

John Gavino

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