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19 March 1801, Port Républicain. Reports that armed barge from British frigate Circe entered Jacmel harbor and cut moorings of brig Fair American of Philadelphia. Captain and vessel were presumably carried off to Jamaica. Has obtained vessel’s register and will forward copy to U.S. agent at Kingston. Has written to acquaint Toussaint with circumstances and expects him to send complaint to...
I have to inform you that I have received information by express from Jacmel that on the night of the 1 inst an armed Barge from a British Frigate entered the harbour & cut from her moorings the Brig Fair American Azel Howard Master of Philadelphia which vessel had part of her Cargo on board, & part on Shore when the event took place. The Captain was carried off with the vessel & I presume the...
1 April 1801, Port Républicain. Encloses copy of a pamphlet from Toussaint on measures for taking possession of Spanish part of the island, with attendant correspondence. RC ( DNA : RG 59, CD , Cap Haitien, vol. 3). 1 p.; docketed by Wagner as received 2 May. Enclosures not found. A full transcription of this document has been added to the digital edition.
General Toussaint having sent to me a Pamphlet containing a detail of the measures adopted for taking possession of the Spanish Part of this Island, to which is annexed the attendant correspondence. I take the liberty of enclosing it to you. I am Sir with great respect your ob Hble. Servt. The preceding is the full transcription of a document that was previously abstracted in The Papers of...
A Correspondence having taken place between this Government & myself relative to the enlargement from the Prison of this City of James Sanby a Native of Beverley in the State of Massachusets I have thought it proper to lay it before you, by enclosing to you Copies of the letters that have passed on this subject. I beg your reference to them for an explanation of the cause—a more particular...
30 June 1801, Port Républicain. Encloses (1) a report of U.S. merchant vessels entering the port from 1 Jan. to 30 June 1801, listing arrival and departure dates, cargoes, and owners; and (2) an aggregate of imports and exports. RC ( DNA : RG 59, CD , Cap Haitien, vol. 3). 1 p.; docketed by Wagner as received 30 July. Enclosures not found. A full transcription of this document has been added...
I have the honor of transmitting you in conformity to my duty, No. 1 a report of the Merchant Vessels of the United States that have entered this Port since the 1st. of last January, the date of their arrival and departure, their Cargoes inward & outward, and the owners thereof, the whole arranged in a Table under different columns and the Report closing this day also No. 2. an Aggregate of...
18 September 1801, “ On board the Brig General Warren, Pennsyla. Quarentine Ground .” Announces his arrival from Port Républicain to attend to personal business. The suddenness of his decision to depart precluded his giving JM earlier notice. Has arranged for his assistant, John Linn, to perform consular duties during his absence. Requests president’s approval for a few months’ leave to...
Permit me to inform you that business peculiarly interesting to me, having subjected me to visit America I arrived here this day direct from Port Republicain. The suddeness of my descision to this step, precluded me from earlier anouncing it to you, but I beg leave to assure you that from the measures I have taken and arrangement made with Mr. John Linn a young american Gentleman who has acted...