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9 August 1804, Gibraltar. No. 157. “I had the honor of adressing you the 7t: Inst: No: 156 , and yesterday arrived the British Ship of Warr Ajancourt of 74 Gunns & a Sloop of Warr with a Convoy for this Place & England by them I received a Packet for you which I had only time to deliver Capn: Lee of the Brig Joseph of Boston as was geting under way, but the Wind coming about is returnd & will...
7 August 1804, Gibraltar. No. 156. “Since I had the honour of adressing you under 3d: Inst: I have not been favourd with any of your Commands. “I Yesterday received a Letter from Coll. Lear of algeir wherein he inclosed me abstracts from Commodor Pribles Letter to him 19t: June, & Mr: Davies—Charge of the Consulate at Tunis 22d: June. I herewith inclose Copy of said abstracts for your...
3 August 1804, Gibraltar. No. 155. “I have not been honord with any of yours since mine No: 154 when advised the English having settled their differences with Algeir, nor have I heard any thing of Comodor Barrons Squadron. The John Adams proceeded the 25t: Ulto. for Malta, I have no late Accounts from Comodor Prible. “I herewith anex you Copy of an abstract of a Letter just received from...
25 July 1804, Gibraltar. No. 154. “The last I had the honour of adressing you was No: 153 under date 7th: Inst. advising two Portuguese 74 Gun ships having gone to Cruise in the Mediteranean and Coverd the last six Months list of arrivals. “On the 23d: Inst. arrived the U. S. Ship John Adams, Capn: Chauncy from Hampton Roads, he yesterday Compleated his water & will go this day for Malta...
7 July 1804, Gibraltar. No. 153. “I had this honour of adressing you ⅌ Duplicate under 6th. Ulto. No: 152. and have not since been favourd with any of yours. “Two days ago arrived a British Privateer from the Coast of Italy and reported that three large Tunishan Xabeques had made a landing close by Leghorn about the end of May last, & carried off a Number of People into Slavery. “Two...
6 June 1804, Gibraltar. No. 152. “I had the honor of adressing you the 28. Ulto: No: 151 with Copy of a Paragraph from Consul Simpson of Tangiers Letter to me 27: ditto per Copy anexd. “This day in the course of Conversation with Hamet Bigia the Empr: of Morroccos Agent he told me had orders from his Master to Purchase some Cables & ca: for his Cruisers and that His Majesty intended sending...
28 May 1804, Gibraltar. No. 151. “Not Being favourd with any of yours, I beg leave to referr to my last which I had the honor of adressing you No. 150 under 18: Instant, nor have I heard further regarding the Tunis business. “I now beg leave to anex Copy of a paragraph of a Letter to me from Consul Simpson of Tanger yesterdays date, which I received this day.” RC and enclosure, two copies (...
18 May 1804, Gibraltar. No. 150. “By my last Communication No: 149 [10 May 1804] I had the honour of anexing Copy of one from Stephen Cathalan Junr: Esqr. Comercial agent at Marseilles in conformity to his request, but have not heard further from him on the Subject of the Tunis Warr. Capn: Dogget in the Brig Albion from Marseilles for Boston arrived the 15th: Int: in 12 days, who informed me...
10 May 1804, Gibraltar. No. 149. “Without the honor of any of your favours since my last No. 148 [24 Apr. 1804] I have only time to forward you Via Cadiz the annexd Copy of a Letter just received from our Comercial Agent Stepn: Cathalan Junr: Esqr. at Marseilles with the Disagreeable News of Tunis having declared Warr against the U. S. “None of our State Vessels in this Neighbourhood.” Adds in...
24 April 1804, Gibraltar. No. 148. “I had this honour of adressing you last under No: 147 with Copy of Comodor Pribles agreeable account of the distroying of the Philadelphia, since when have not heard from said Gentleman, indeed we have had no conveyance from that quarter [for] want of Easterly Wind which is just sett in. “I received a few lines from Mr: Brent of your Department dated 21st:...
22 March 1804, Gibraltar. No. 147. Encloses a duplicate of his dispatch no. 146 [19 Mar.]. Encloses a letter from Preble “with the very pleasing and interesting account of the Capturing and distroying” of the Philadelphia in Tripoli: “the Gallant and brave manner in which it was accomplishd by Capn. Decature does him and others Employd on that hazardouse service much honour.” “I have got the...
19 March 1804, Gibraltar. No. 146. “No Vessel here bound to the U. S. & our Post just going out, I send this Via Cadiz, as no doubt the Account of the Distroying of the Philada. at Tripoly by Lieut. DeCature will be agreeable as ⅌ anexd Copy of a Paragraph from Consul Pulis Letter to me 25: Ulto. and Mr. Higgins of said date. I am afraid to loose the Post as such Conclude.” RC , two copies,...
23 February 1804, Gibraltar. No. 145. Last wrote on 10 Feb. reporting his receipt of a letter from Captain Thom and the news “of a Tripolin Cruiser being at Sea, which Occasiond the Argus Capn: Hull to go to Examine Cape d’Gatt & Cape Pallas.” Now informs JM of the arrival of the Citizen with gun carriages on 21 Feb. Thom delivered the original of JM’s letter of 2 Nov. 1803 . Directed the...
10 February 1804, Gibraltar. No. 144. Has not heard from JM since his last of 2 Feb. “I this day received a Letter from Wm. H. Thone [Thom] Commander of the Schor. Citizen with the Gun Carriages dated L’Orient 6th: Ulto. wherein he tells me was not permitted to Sail untill the departure of the French Squadron, which he supposed would be the first fair wind.” A Danish brig arrived “This day”;...
2 February 1804, Gibraltar. No. 143. Since his last of 26 Jan. has received the duplicate of JM’s 2 Nov. 1803 dispatch with its postscript of 4 Nov. Has not received the original or seen the Citizen . Has written Simpson regarding the gun carriages and enclosed a copy of JM’s dispatch. “I will be guided by his answer thereon should they arrive, and if he does not require them will then follow...
26 January 1804, Gibraltar. No. 142. Last wrote on 15 Jan. “I now anex you Copy of a Letter from the Danish Consul at Tripoly Mr: Nissen dated 2d: November last; Also a Dispatch received Yesterday from Consul Simpson of Tangeir. “Only 8 Sail of the expected dispersed Convoy from England have as yet arrived. “Our Brig Argus Lieut: Hull Saild a few days ago to Cruise has been at Tanger & suppose...
15 January 1804, Gibraltar. No. 141. Refers JM to his last letters of 4 and 11 Jan. Received the enclosed from Cathcart at Leghorn by post. Has heard from Malta that Bainbridge and his officers “are treated with Humanity by the Tripolins.” “On the 12th. Inst: was brought into this Port for Examination by the English frigate Phebe, J. R. Capel Esqr: Commander, the ship American Hero, Andrew...
11 January 1804, Gibraltar. No. 140. Last wrote on 4 Jan. 1804 . Encloses a list of arrivals at Gibraltar during the past six months [not found]. RC ( DNA : RG 59, CD , Gibraltar, vol. 2). 1 p.; docketed by Wagner.
4 January 1804, Gibraltar. No. 139. “I have not been honord with any of yours since my last under 29: Ulto: No: 138 [not found] ⅌ the Schooner Mary Capn: Sinclair.” Lieutenant Somers in the Nautilus arrived 2 Jan. 1804 from Syracuse with dispatches from Preble for Robert Smith. Was “Extreamly mortified” to learn from Preble of the loss of the Philadelphia and the imprisonment of its officers...
22 November 1803, Gibraltar. No. 137. Sends his no. 136 [15 Nov.] by this vessel also. There has been no political news since then. “You will have been informed by the Honourable Secretary of the Navy the disagreeable Occurrence which took place here between Comodor Prible & some British Commanders of Ships of Warr respecting Seamen.” The British officers have written to their government. “I...
15 November 1803, Gibraltar. No. 136. Refers to his last letter, no. 135, which enclosed a copy of a 14 Sept. 1803 letter from O’Brien. Lear left for Algiers on 13 Nov. in the Constitution , accompanied by the Nautilus . The Argus sailed the same day for Leghorn with two ships under convoy. On 14 Nov. the Enterprize , Capt. [Stephen] Decatur, sailed for Syracuse “with the Victualler ship...
18 October 1803, Gibraltar . No. 135. Refers to his last letter, no. 134 [14 Oct. 1803], and congratulates JM “on the Settlement with Morrocco,” of which Preble and Lear have no doubt informed him. Transmits a copy of a letter from O’Brien dated 14 Sept. RC ( DNA : RG 59, CD , Gibraltar, vol. 2); enclosure ( DNA : RG 59, CD , Algiers, vol. 6). RC 1 p.; docketed by Wagner. For enclosure, see n....
I have the honor of referring to my last No. 134, & Congratulate you on the Settlement with Morrocco, as to doubt Comodor Prible & Collonel Lear informs you. I herewith transmit you Copy of a Letter from Consul OBrien of Algier dated 14th. Ulto. to which referr. I have the honor to be with respect, Sir Your most obedt. & most hl. Sert. The preceding is the full transcription of a document that...
14 October 1803, Gibraltar . No. 134. “I confirm what [I] had the honor of adressing you yesterday [not found] by the bearer still here & only affords me time to accompany the dispatches herewith from Consul Simpson &ca. confirming matters being arranged with the Emperour received by our Sloop of War Syren. Comodor Prible still at Tanger, the John Adams & New York left it for this place, but...
I confirm what had the honor of adressing you yesterday by the bearer, still here & only affords me time to accompany the dispatches herewith from Consul Simpson &ca. confirming matters being arranged with the Emperour received by our Sloop of War Syren. Comodor Prible still at Tanger. The John Adams & New York left it for this place, but not yet arrived. I have the honor to be with respect,...
26 September 1803, Gibraltar . No. 132. Confirms his last letter, no. 131, dated 9 Sept. Since then Commodores Morris and Preble have arrived, and Colonel Lear with the latter. Leaves said gentlemen to inform JM and the navy secretary “of every Occurrence.” Encloses a copy of a letter from Anthony Terry, U.S. vice-consul at Cádiz, dated 23 Sept., “which is truely displeasing.” Hopes Captain...
I beg leave to Confirm my last No. 131 under date 9th. Inst. Since then arrived Comodors Morris & Prible, with the latter Collonel Lear to all whom have made every Communication and as said Gentlemen now fully informs you & the Honl. Secretary of the Navy of every Occurrence I think it needless to enter into Repititions and only trouble you with an annexd Copy of a Letter from Mr. Anty. Terry...
9 September 1803, Gibraltar . No. 131. Enclosed in his no. 130 was a copy of Bainbridge to Simpson, reporting the capture of the Moroccan ship Mirboka (22 guns) and the retaking of the American brig Celia , Captain Dervin. “I sent Mr: Simpson Capn: Baimbridges Letter by an Express Boat who reachd him 18 hours before any other account got there.” Has learned that Simpson was confined one night...
With mine No. 130 I had the honour of enclosing you Copy of one from Captain Baimbridge of the U.S. Ship Philadelphia to Consul Simpson of Tanger on the Subject of Capturing the Empr: of Morroccos Ship Marboha of 22 Guns, and retaking the Brig Celia Cap. Bowen. I sent Mr: Simpson Capn: Baimbridges Letter by an Express Boat who reached him 18 hours before any other Account got there. Accounts...
1 September 1803, Gibraltar . No. 130. Encloses his dispatch no. 129 and a copy of a letter from Captain Bainbridge to Consul Simpson, which Gavino forwarded to Simpson “imediately by a Boat Charterd for the purpose.” Adds in a postscript: “I have a Letter dated yesterday from Consul Simpson of Tanger when he was still in the Dark regarding the orders of the Empr: Cruisers.” RC and enclosure (...
By this Conveyance you will receive mine No. 129, and as an English Convoy is going to the westward, expect Capn. Paterson will avail himself thereof to pass Cape St. Vincents, so that I now have the honor of enclosing Copy of one from Capn. Baimbridge of the Philada. to Consul Simpson which I forwardd imediately by a Boat Charterd for the purpose & sent it under Cover to a friend to Deliver...
29 August 1803, Gibraltar . No. 129. Refers JM to his last dispatch, no. 128 [13 Aug. 1803] , and its enclosures. Encloses a duplicate of a letter from Simpson [not found]. “I informed you of the Dey of Algeir having sent away … the British Consul Mr: Falcon, said Gentleman is still here, and he tells me orders have come to Lord Nelson to take him back to Algeirs, and should they refuse...
I beg leave to referr to my last dispatch No. 128 and its enclosures, since when am not honord with any of yours. I now hand you a duplicate of Consul Simpsons. I informed you of the Dey of Algeir having sent away some time ago the British Consul Mr. Falcon. Said Gentleman is still here, and he tells me orders have come to Lord Nelson to take him back to Algeir, and should they refuse...
13 August 1803, Gibraltar . No. 127. Has received no letters from JM since he sent his last dispatches, nos. 125 and 126. Encloses a duplicate of a letter from Simpson already sent. “The Emperour of Morroccos ship of 30 Guns & 150 Men is at Sea and one of 20 almost ready.” On 9 Aug. two of the emperor’s “Row Boats” put into Gibraltar “by Contary Winds.” They are “bound from Tetuan to Tanger to...
I have not received the honor of any of your favours since my last dispatches No: 125 & 126, to which & its inclosed from Consul Simpson please be referrd; herewith duplicate of the one from said Gentn: The Emperour of Morroccos ship of 30 Guns & 150 Men is at Sea and one of 20 almost ready. On the 9th: Inst: put in here by Contary Winds two of his Row Boats, bound from Tetuan to Tanger to...
6 August 1803, Gibraltar . No. 126. Has not received any letters from JM since his last dispatch, no. 125, of 2 Aug. Encloses a letter from Simpson which covers the latest events. RC ( DNA : RG 59, CD , Gibraltar, vol. 2). 1 p.; docketed by Wagner as received 13 Oct. Enclosure not found, but it was most likely a copy of Simpson to JM, 28 July 1803 . A full transcription of this document has...
Deprived the pleasure of being honourd with any of your favours, I beg leave to referr to and Confirm my last dispatch No. 125 under 2d. Instant. I have since received the inclosed from Consul Simpson which being what Occurrs, I have the honor to be with respect—Sir Your most obedt. & most he. Servt. The preceding is the full transcription of a document that was previously abstracted in The...
2 August 1803, Gibraltar . No. 125. Has not heard from JM since his last letter, no. 124 [15 July 1803] . Informs JM that “the Portuguese have sent a Person to Alicante to solicit from thence leave to go to Algeir for the purpose of treating about a Redemption of their Captives and terms of Peace: he has Presents and Cash with him to pave the way.” “Admiral Campbell who was Cruising off Cape...
I have not been honord with any of your favours since my last No: 124, to which please be referrd. I have now to inform you that the Portuguese have sent a Person to Alicante to solicit from thence leave to go to Algeir for the purpose of treating about a Redemption of their Captives and terms of Peace: he has Presents and Cash with him to pave the way. Admiral Campbell who was Cruising off...
15 July 1803, Gibraltar . No. 124. Confirms his last dispatch, no. 123 [18 June 1803], enclosing a letter from Simpson. “I now transmit you another from said Gentleman, who applied to me for some Rice for the Emperour. None being for sale in the Place, I sent him two Tierces of what was in store for Supplying the Squadron.” Has no further accounts of Commodore Morris or the detained ship. The...
I beg leave to have the honor of confirming my last Dispatch No. 123 inclosing one from Consul Simpson of Tanger, and I now transmit you another from said Gentleman, who applied to me for some Rice for the Emperour. None being for sale in the Place, I sent him two Tierces of what was in store for Supplying the Squadron, & doubt not will meet your approbation. I have no further Accounts from...
18 June 1803, Gibraltar . No. 123. Confirms his last dispatch of 10 June [not found] and acknowledges JM’s circular of 9 Apr. Believes the laws that accompanied the latter will “put a stop to the shamefull proceedings of late of some of the Masters of our Trading Vessels who has gone for the U. S. without paying their anchorage due the British Goverment.” Encloses a copy of a letter received...
I have the honour of Confirming my last dispatch No. 122 under 10th: Inst.; and to acknowledge Receipt of your Circular under date 9th: April last accompanying the Laws of the Cessions of Congress preceeding the last, and the Suplimentary Act respecting Consuls and Vice Consuls which shall be attended to. This act will also put a stop to the shamefull proceedings of late of some of the Masters...
21 May 1803, Gibraltar . No. 121. Has received nothing from JM since writing on 5 May , nor has he heard anything of Commodore Morris or any U.S. frigates. Encloses a dispatch from Simpson [not found] and a copy of one from O’Brien dated 20 Apr. Received a letter from Sir Peter Wyk announcing that he had “returnd from seeing the Emperour” and that “his mission has ended to his entire...
Not having been honord with any of yours, I crave refference to my last dispatch No. 120 under 5h: Inst. Since then have heard nothing of Commodor Morris or our frigates. I herewith Inclose you a dispatch from Consul Simpson of Tanger, & Copy of one recieved from Consul OBrion of Algier dated 20h: Ulto. to which please be referrd. I have a letter from Sir Peter Wyk the Swedish Consul at...
5 May 1803, Gibraltar. No. 120. Has still received no letters from JM. Refers JM to his last, no. 119 of 29 Apr. , in which he wrote that Tripoli had declared war against the Netherlands and enclosed his account for the last year. “On the 3d: Instant arrived an Extraordinary Corrier to the Governor from Alicant in 5 days, informing him of the British Consul of Algier Mr. Falcon having got...
Still deprived the honor of any of your favrs. I beg leave to referr to my last Despatch No. 119 under 29th. Ulto. by which you will have seen Tripoly had Declared Warr against the Dutch. It also accompanied last years Amount of Publick Expenditure being $174:77 which with $99:91 for the Year 1801 made $274:68 for which I then passd a Bill on you a twenty days Sight my order, and doubt not...
29 April 1803, Gibraltar. No. 119. Has received no letter from JM since his no. 118 [4 Apr. 1803] , reporting the arrival of two French ships with settlers for Louisiana who had observed two seventy-four-gun warships with five thousand Polish troops also bound there. Some French ships have passed from the east since then. “The Chesapeake went Home on the 6th: Inst. On the 7th. the Adams went...
I have not been honord with any of yours. As such referr to my last Respects No. 118, advising the arrival of two french Ships with Settlers for Lusiana, & that they mentiond two 74 were coming down with 5000 Polanders for said Place. Since then some french Ships have gone by from the East. The Chesapeake went Home on the 6th: Inst. On the 7th. the Adams went for Italy with a Convoy of 7 sail...
4 April 1803, Gibraltar. No. 117 [118]. Has received no letters from JM since his last, no. 117 [17 Mar. 1803] . “Consul Simpson … sent me the inclosed Dispatch for you; and at Same time Thos: Beck, and David Ervin, two american Seamen saved in June last from the Schooner Betsy of Norfolk which was Wreckd on the Southern Coast of Barbary, and the Empr. of Morrocco since redeemed from the Arabs...