Augt. 6. 1806.
A man of fair character has this moment informed me that a Captain Cowper of Norfolk has lately been at St. Augustine and then became a Spanish Subject, that he engages to equip for the Spanish Service three privateers, that he has been equipping one at Norfolk, that a person of the name of Robinson is to be one of her Lieutenants. Under the supposition that this may be the vessel mentioned to you by Mr M[ ]y I hasten to communicate it to you, for enquiry. Respecty.
DNA: RG 59—ML—Miscellaneous Letters.