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I have the Honor to enclose a Copy of a Note addressed to the Ministers of Friendly and Neutral Powers, resident in London, by Lord Howick His Majesty’s Principal Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, notifying the Cessation of the Blockade from the River Elbe to the River Ems, both inclusive. I avail myself of this Opportunity of informing you, that His Majesty’s Ship the Cambrian sailed on...
I have the Honor to acknowledge the Receipt of your Letter of the 29th. Inst. in Answer to mine of the 21st. upon the Subject of the Detention by the Collector at Niagara, of certain Boats belonging to the Canadian Merchants, engaged in the Indian Trade, as also a Copy of the Instructions which have been recently given by Mr. Gallatin, Secretary of the Treasury, to the Collector for the United...
I have had the Honor of receiving your Letter of the 21st. Instant with the Documents it inclosed, respecting William Cox stated to be an American Citizen, detained on board His Majesty’s Ship Caesar, or in the Hospital at Halifax. I will immediately forward to the Admiral on that Station an Application for his Discharge grounded on the Facts stated concerning him, which, I have no Doubt will...
I have the Honor to lay before the Government of the United States by His Majesty’s Commands a Copy of a Memorial which has been presented to Mr. Canning, His Majesty’s Principal Secretary of State For Foreign Affairs, by several British Subjects Proprietors of Lands in His Majesty’s late Province of West Florida. As I have already had the Honor of explaining to you the well founded Claims...
I will take the earliest opportunity of forwarding to the Admiral on the Halifax station the deposition concerning James Lucas, which you enclosed to me in a letter you did me the Honor to write this day; & I have no doubt that proper attention will be immediately paid to his Case. I have the Honor to be with the Highest respect Sir Your most Obedt. humble Servt. DNA : RG 59-NFL-Notes from...
I have the Honor to acknowledge the Receipt of your Letter of the 9th. Inst. together with the Documents it enclosed respecting John Taylor stated to be an American Citizen detained on board His Majesty’s Ships on the Halifax Station. In Compliance with your Request I yesterday forwarded an Application to His Majesty’s Admiral on that Station for his Release. I have the Honor to be, with great...
I have the Honor to acknowledge the receipt of your Letter of the 6th: Instant, relative to Christian Ast, who is supposed to be detained on board His Majesty’s Ship L’Observateur, on the Halifax Station. I will immediately forward to the Admiral on that Station, the Documents concerning him and I have no Doubt that prompt and due Attention will be paid to his Case. With the highest Respect...
I have the Honor to submit to Your Attention a Copy of a Letter of June 4th: of the current Year from William Reeves, stiling himself an Officer in the Naval Service of His Brittannic Majesty, and acting as Prize Master to a Spanish Vessel captured by the British Frigate Hebe, to Governor Claiborne of the Orleans Territory. I cannot doubt, Sir, that this fresh Instance of insulting Address...
I have had the honor of receiving your letter of the 4th. instant, stating that certain British Seamen charged with mutiny, piracy and an attempt to murder their Officers on board an American vessel which had been detained by a British ship, and was then proceeding to a British Port under the care of a prize master, had taken refuge in the U. S. and requesting that the Government would cause...
misjudged the interest of our own Country in refusing to sanction a principle that might be productive of more extensive evils than those it was our aim to prevent. Neutral flag. As it is possible that another attempt will be made during the present war to establish the rule that free bottoms make free goods I ought not to omit the communication of the following anecdote. Soon after the...