James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Anthony Terry, 5 October 1803

From Anthony Terry, 5 October 1803

Cadíz 5th. October 1803.


With particular pleasure & Satisfaction I remit you ⟨co⟩py of a letter received this day from our Consul at Gibraltar Mr. John Gavino which contents is as follows.

“Gibraltar 3d. October 1803: I refer to mine of the 29th. ulto. Since when have laid before Commodore Preble & Rodgers the Memorial from the Commanders of Merchant Vessels in your Port respecting Convoy. I am told in consequence it is expected in 5 or 6. days a Brig of War, or a Frigate will call off your Port for them. I thank you for yours of the above date with Copy of one from Consul Jarvis A Similar one I had received. I am happy to tell you the acct. communicated by Capt. Appleton is without foundation, no American Captures having taking place. &a. &a. &a.⟨”⟩

Nothing new here in point of Political matters. I have the ⟨h⟩onour to be with the most profound respect, Sir, Your most obt. hble Servt.

In absence of Mr. J. Yznardy

Anthony Terry

Vice Consul

⟨Go⟩vt. Notes 44 1/2 %.

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