James Madison Papers

To James Madison from John Gavino, 16 December 1802

From John Gavino, 16 December 1802

⟨No.⟩ 106.

Gibraltar 16t. Decembr. 1802


The inclosed Dispatches have just come to hand by a British frigate from Malta where Mr: Cathcart was with Comodor Morris, from whom I have Letters to the 1st: Inst.

By a Vessel just arrived from Mahon I find one of our frigates was there refitting having met some Damages in her Masts. They do not know her Name or the Capns: it can be no other than the New York. I have the honor to be Sir Your obedt. & he. Servt.

John Gavino

P.S. I have just ⟨r⟩ecd. a Letter from a friend at Mahon dated ⟨3⟩0. Ulto. tells me the New York arrived there the 24t. in 4 days from Algier Nothing new.

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