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I had the Honor of receiving your letter on the subject of some seamen Citizens of the U. S. stated to have been impressed by some of the ships of his Britannic Majesty’s Squadron at Halifax. I beg leave to inform you that I will immediately forward the Depositions concerning them to the Admiral of that station who I have no doubt will pay the proper attention to their Cases. With the Highest...
I am charged by His Majesty to express to the Government of the United States His Majesty’s perfect Confidence in their good Sense and Firmness in resisting the unjust Pretensions contained in the Decree issued by the French government at Berlin on the 21st: of November, which if suffered to take Effect, must prove so destructive to the Commerce of all Neutral Nations. His Majesty has learnt...
I have the Honor to acknowlidge the receipt of your letter of the th Inst. respecting John White, who is stated to be an American Citizen, now detained on board His Majesty’s Ship E lephant, & about to undergo a Trial b y Court Martial for Desertion. I will immediately fo rward an application to the admiral on the Jamaica Station, to suspend thi s trial until the facts stated can be...
I beg leave to thank you for your obliging letter of the 20th. Inst., but as the Packet of next month will sail soon from this place, I will not trouble you with any Letters to go by the Wasp I am still in the dark as to the real state of things in England; but I expect the April Packet every hour. It seems certain that Buonaparte has met with more resistance than he expected, tho’ his...
I have the Honor to acknowledge the Receipt of your Letter of the 15th: Instant relative to the Schooner Morning Star of Providence, as also a Protest made by the Master and other Persons formerly belonging to the above mentioned Schooner. I have forwarded those Documents to the Admiral commanding His Majesty’s Ships on the Halifax Station, and will have the Honor of communicating to you such...
I have the Honor to acknowledge the receipt of your letters of the 7th. & 9th. inst. in answer to mine of the 4th. respecting "Certain British Seamen who have been guilty of mutiny & piracy", and have taken shelter in the United States. I am very sorry to find that the Government of the U. S. does not conceive that it would be justified by the existing Laws in causing the British Seamen to be...
I have this day forwarded the deposition concerning Richard Dickings, which you did me the Honor to enclose to me the Day before Yesterday, to Captain Douglas commanding His Majesty’s Ship Bellona and I have requested him to discharge the Man should the Facts stated of his being an American Seaman and having been impressed prove correct. I have the Honor to enclose to you the Copy of a Letter...
Since I had the Honor of seeing you this morning, I have referred to a letter from His Majesty’s Consul at Norfolk, which I found announced the arrival of His Majesty’s Ship The Cambrian in Hampton Roads on the 29th. of last month having sprung her Bowsprit. This circumstance will I hope account satisfactorily for the Cambrian having enter’d one of the Ports of the U. S. after the Proclamation...
I have the Honor to lay before you a short Statement of the Facts respecting certain British Seamen who have been guilty of Mutiny, Piracy, and an Attempt to murder their Officers, and have taken Shelter in the United States. His Majesty’s Ship Bermuda having on the 12th. of September last, detained the American Brig Cincinnatus and put a Prize Master and some Sailors on board, with orders to...
I have the Honor to transmit to you the Copies of certain Orders of Council which His Majesty has thought proper to issue in Consequence of the hostile Conduct of France towards the Navigation and Commerce of Great Britain and of Neutral States. His Majesty has been induced hitherto to forbear recurring to Measures of this Nature by the Expectation that the Governments of the Neutral States,...