From James Leander Cathcart, 19 October 1803
Gibraltar Octr. 19th. 1803.
I have the honor to inform you that I proceed to Leghorn in the Syren the first westerly wind. I have given Mr. Lear every information in my power, & will dispatch the Syren from Leghorn to Algiers with the Consular present with the greatest dispatch.
Peace is concluded between the United States & Morocco, for the particulars, of which I refer you to Comodore Prebble & Col. Lear & remain with respectful esteem Sir, Yr. Obnt. Servt.
James Lear. Cathcart