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1 October 1801, San Sebastian. Appends a copy of a letter he wrote to JM from London. Subsequent changes reported in consulates in Europe lead him to believe Bulkeley will be removed even if political situation in Portugal does not change. Repeats desire for Lisbon post. RC ( DNA : RG 59, LAR , 1801–9, filed under “Jarvis”). 1 p.; preceded by Jarvis’s copy of his 22 Aug. 1801 letter to JM .
Letter not found. 28 June 1805. Described in Jarvis to JM, 5 July 1805 (DLC: Rives Collection, Madison Papers) as an “Official letter.”
I have just time to communicate the inclosed which I this moment Rec’d. & to assure you Sir of my profound Respect The preceding is the full transcription of a document that was previously abstracted in The Papers of James Madison , Secretary of State series. The original abstract contains additional annotation and source information. Go to the original abstract
As Colo: Sparhawk with his daughter, Miss Sparhawk, will probably pass through Washing on thier journey to Alexandria, to embark for this port, and will doubtless be highly flattered by being made known to yourself & Lady, I pray you Sir to allow me the honor of introducing them, and to excuse the liberty I have taken on so small an acquaintance, which nothing but your great goodness would...
§ From William Jarvis. 6 December 1805, Lisbon. “Inclosed are 3 letters from G W Erving Esquire And by the mail two minutes since 5.” Adds in a postscript: “The capture of vienna, Tyrol & Venice given up—a Million sterling Contribution. 12 strong places given as a security for an Armistice whilst negotiating a peace. This on the authority of news from Report.” RC ( DNA : RG 59, CD , Lisbon,...
From what Mr. Erving says in the letter enclosing this, I conceived the inclosed of too much importance not to be sent immediately. Are not all these threats with a view, to oblige the English to make a Peace; and possibly with a farther view to get an additional sum of m oney in the way of contribution? Within three days there has been s o me murmur of this kind here but noth in g distinct or...
To day the general in charge granted the passports for the four American Vessels three of which, will sail tomorrow & the other abou t days hence. Since my last of the 14th. February, there has no thing worthy of notice transferred. With perfect Respect I have the honou r to be Sir, Yr most obedie nt Servt DNA : RG 59--CD--Consular Despatches, Lisbon.
11th: Novr. 1807 This day has arrived Admiral Sinamens Squadron in 42 days from Corfu consisting of 9 sail of the line & two frigates. They were bound to Russia but they put in here in consequence of Winds & tempestuous weather. Two of the Men of War are in distress. The r eport of the Spaniard having declared w ar seems to be losing ground & that of the confinement of the Prince more ge...
By the Ship Cato, Captn. Snow, I had the honor to address you acquainting you with my having shipped a pipe of Arruda Wine double cased in that vessel, accompanied with two sample bottles. I esteemed it a very pleasant wine & I have no doubt that it will prove agreeable. The Ship sailed about 8 days ago for New York. With the most perfect Respect I have the honor to be Sir yr. mo. devoted...
14 April 1805, Lisbon . “Understanding the Brig Acorn, Captain Folger did not get out yesterday I shall avail myself of this Vessel to inform you that a British transport which arrived from the Streights last evenning, brings advice that on the 9th. Instant 13 French Sail of the line and 4 Frigates appeared off Cadiz, when the British blockading Squadron, consisting of 6 sail of the line and...