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I received (only yesterday) your Circular of the 20 August last, and have taken due note to pay every respect to its contents. I have at this moment a seaman left with me by Capn. Dennis of the Schooner Abigail of Boston, in July last. The fellow was landed Sick, indeed almost incurable, and has cost me already above $200. I shall present the account to Mr. Pinckney and hope it will be...
I had the honor of addressing you on the 27th. Ultimo, forwarding Copy of a Letter received from Mr. OBrien at Algiers, Since which the enclosed has been handed me for you, sincerly hoping he may be able to weather out the squall he so much dreads No Tripolin Corsairs have appeared on this Coast since the Capture of the Francklin Capn. Morris and tho our merchantmen continue to navigate here...
I had the honor of addressing you under the 7th. Ultimo on the subject of the papers of the Ship Bra d ford of Newbury port J. P. Clark Master, & have since no letters from Government. Herewith you will plea se find the Marine List since the last of December till the 1st. Current which it is pl ea sing to observe is as full as the preceeding but from the practice of the English in c apturing...
§ From Robert Montgomery. 8 March 1806, Alicante. “Not having any letters unanswered from Goverment I have only the honor of handing You herewith the list of Arrivals at this port and district from the first of July till first of January last [not found] to which you will please be refered, Exclusive of the twenty One Vessels till the date Above mentioned there near forty others Since Arrived...
Since I had the honor of addressing you under the 2d Current, I have not received any of your favors, or has any circumstance occured here worthy of your attention. No Enemy from the Coast of Barbary has appeared to molest our Trading Vessels. The purport of the present is only to cover the List of arrivals for the last Six Months which being all I have to trouble you with, I have the honor to...
8 March 1801, Alicante. Transmits copy of dispatch of 19 Feb., since which he has received letters from Leghorn and Genoa, one of which is enclosed, giving an alarming account of affairs in Tripoli. Will detain the brig Fanny of Beverly to carry dispatches. This post brought another letter from Appleton of 18 Feb. enclosing letters for Cathcart to be forwarded by express. RC and enclosure ( DNA...
Herewith you will please find Copies of Letters from Naples, Marseilles, and Barcelona, which I received by the last Post. I have immediatly informed all the American Commerce and Masters of Vessels here of this disagreeable e vent, altho from the tenor of the Letter from Naples I am le d to believe that the capture of the Mary Ann was not in consequence of a War being declared against us by...
31 March 1804, Alicante. Last wrote on 9 Jan. to advise that he could send money to Tripoli on the best terms for the U.S. “If this measure should be found necessary I hope to be honored with your orders for doing so. Herewith I forward a Packet from Colonel Lear at Algiers it was delivered me by Capn. Smith of the Vixen Schooner on the 20th Current this is the first opportunity I have had to...
I had the honour of addressing you under the 31 Ulto. since which I have not received any orders from Government. The merit of this is chiefly to cover copies of two letters which I received by the last Packet from Algiers dated the of this month, & to which you will please be refered. There has not appeared any Cruizers whatever on this Coast belonging to the Barbary States, but I have taken...
Business of a private nature having detained me here a bout a month, I have frequently waited on Mr. Erving in order to give him every information in my power regarding the un re asonable Quarantine imposed on our Vessels by this Govt. Our Vice Consul Mr. Thomas Vaqui at Valencia died a bout two months ago, this Gentleman had served in that o ffice for near thirteen years, with dignity, &...
22 August 1803, Alicante . Wrote last on 21 May. Has since received JM’s circular letter of 9 Apr. “I … shall be punctual in complying with every point of it as far as I am able.” Informs JM of the arrival of the brig A. B. C . from Guernsey, whose papers he suspected. “I have examined them with the utmost cares and find several defects, which tho visible to me might have arrisen in the...
§ From Robert Montgomery. 5 August 1805, Alicante. “I have the honor to hand you herewith Copy of a letter received this morning from Algiers; I have Given every assistance and support to Capn John Allen of the Schooner Jane of Boston Captured by the Piratical Vessel mentioned in Mr Mountfords letter and sent him and his Mate to Malta where it is probable the Jane may have been sent to as I am...
We have had no conveyances direct Since my respects Pr Capt Bradford of the Mercury dated 19 June (of which Copy herewith) a nd the disturbed State of Affairs in this Country has prevented risking Le tters by Post to any Quarter. In my Letter above mentioned I explained as far as I was a ble, the Generous efforts of the populace to free themselves of the Corsican yo ke and drive the French...
With my respects of the 28 March I had the honor of handing You a note of the Occurrences which had taken place in the Goverment of this country till that time. Ferdinand had no sooner taken Possession of his Fathers Crown than he repair’d to Madrid, chose some new Ministers and continued others among which were Cavallero and Cevallos. El Duque del Infantado became his great favorite and first...
I had the honor of addressing You under the 13th. Jany. a copy of which please find herewith; since that time has been brought in here and detaind by French Privateers the Ship Hibernia, Appleton of Boston for having been spoken in her passage from Tonningen by a British Frigate and the Mercury Bradford of and from Plymouth Massachusetts for having been carried into Gibraltar by a Ship of the...
My last respects were under the 21st. May. I am since honored with your Circular of the 9th. April last to which is annexed an Act of Congress supplementary concerning Consuls and Vice Consuls. I have considered both with the attention I am Master of and shall be punctual in complying with every point of it as far as I am able. Since I had the pleasure of receiving the above Letter, the Brig...
Since my respects of the 6th. August (of which copy herewith) I have had no good opportunity of Conveying any letters to You til the present which g oes by the Nancy Capn. Jesse Hoyt of Newburyport who loads at Tarragona On the 16 August the Ship Leonidas, Makenzie arrived here from Algiers and Washington He brought large packets from the department of State for Mr. Erving at Madrid; which he...