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To James Madison from John Gavino, 21 May 1803 (Abstract)

§ From John Gavino

21 May 1803, Gibraltar. No. 121. Has received nothing from JM since writing on 5 May,1 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.2 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 satisfaction.” Adds in a postscript that “a french three Dutch Ships, a frigate and Corvet with five Transports lately passd hence from the East.”

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