James Madison Papers

To James Madison from William Kirkpatrick, 14 November 1802 (Abstract)

§ From William Kirkpatrick

14 November 1802, Málaga. “I had the Honor of addressing you by this Conveyance on the 11 Inst, as the Vessel is now detained by contrary Winds.” Encloses an extract of a 25 Oct. letter from the house of Wesenberg & Molus of Marseilles to the Swedish consul at Barcelona and a copy of a 23 Oct. letter from Folsch to the Swedish consul at Málaga stating that Admiral Cederström had concluded a peace with the pasha of Tripoli subject to ratification by the king of Sweden within six months. During this time “the Navigation of Swedish Vessels in the Mediterranean, is to be respected by the Tripoline Cruizers.”

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