Alicante 10th. Decemr. 1807.
Captn. Jacob Noyes of the Brig Benjamin & Nancy of Newbury Port has just arrived from Malta & Parlermo He sailed from the former on the 4th. Novr. ⟨a⟩nd while getting his papers from our Consul there saw a Letter from Mr. Lear of a late date, which make no mention of a rupture with the Regency He Sailed from Parlermo about the 22nd. November when all was quiet and nothing regarding Algiers talked of. I have the honor to be truly Sir your Most Obt. Hl. Servt.
DNA: RG 59—CD—Consular Despatches, Alicante.