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The House of Bird, Savage and Bird, in London, had, when they failed, property, to the amount of nearly £4000 Sterling, belonging to my father in their hands; for which I had drawn bills in October and November last—These bills are now returning protested for me to take up, with all the costs and charges upon them—I now write you, not with an expectation that you will find any property of...
4 April 1803 , “ U S Ship Chesapeake, Gibraltar Bay .” Informs JM that he has drawn on the State Department “this day” for $430.25 in favor of John Gavino; “said sum when paid you will please to have placed to my Acct. untill final settlement.” RC ( DNA : RG 59, CD , Tripoli, vol. 2). 1 p. In a clerk’s hand, signed by Cathcart. Docketed by Wagner. A full transcription of this document has been...
4 April 1803, Gibraltar. No. 117 [118]. Has received no letters from JM since his last, no. 117 [17 Mar. 1803] . “Consul Simpson … sent me the inclosed Dispatch for you; and at Same time Thos: Beck, and David Ervin, two american Seamen saved in June last from the Schooner Betsy of Norfolk which was Wreckd on the Southern Coast of Barbary, and the Empr. of Morrocco since redeemed from the Arabs...
4 April 1803, Trieste. Informs JM that his consular functions ceased on 31 Mar. 1803 by a government decree in favor of William Riggin. In a 22 May 1802 letter , Lamson sent JM a report of all American ships that had entered Trieste to that date. Encloses a list of those entering between then and 31 Mar. 1803 [not found]. The brig Two Betsys of Baltimore was driven ashore and sank on 12 Jan....
4 April 1803, Cádiz. “I had the honour of writing you the 12th. October ultimo, since when I have been at the Court of Madrid, from which Capital I am just returned.” During his absence JM was informed of the quarantine imposed on U.S. ships at Cádiz. As Pinckney was absent from Madrid during that time, Yznardy obtained a reduction of quarantine on vessels in his district and also obtained...
Letter not found. 4 April 1803. Acknowledged in Clark to JM, 20 June 1803 (DNA: RG 59, CD, New Orleans, vol. 1). Requests Clark to keep “an account as exact as possible of the amount of all payments exacted from our Citizens in violation of the Treaty.” Encloses a letter from Pichon to the colonial prefect of Louisiana.
This day I have taken the liberty to draw upon the Department of State for the sum of Four hundred & thirty dollars & twenty five Cents in favor of John Gavino Esqr. Consul for the U S. of America at this place. Said sum when paid you will please to have placed to my Acct. untill final settlement. I am with very great Respect Sir Your Most Obdt. Servt. The preceding is the full transcription...
I have not been honord with any of yours, as such beg leave to referr to my last No. 117. Consul Simpson of Tangier sent me the inclosed Dispatch for you; and at Same time Thos: Beck, and David Ervin, two american Seamen saved in June last from the Schooner Betsy of Norfolk which was Wreckd on the Southern Coast of Barbary, and the Empr. of Morrocco since redeemed from the Arabs and sent them...
My functions as Consul for the United States in this port ceased on the 31 March Ulto. by a decree of the Goverment of this City in favor of the commission received by Wm. Riggin Esqr. an American citizen resident here. In my letter of the 22d. May 1802 I forwarded you a report of all the American vessells that had ever entered this port to that date; I now enclose you a report of those that...
I had the honour of writing you the 12th. October ultimo, since when I have been at the Court of Madrid, from which Capital I am just returned. During my absence, advices has been given to you concerning the Quaranteen laid on American Vessels in this Port, and as Charles Pinckney Esqr. was not at Madrid during my stay there, I obtained not only to shorten the Quaranteen laid on Vessels in the...
I have the honor to enclose the copy of a letter from Samuel Hay one of the commissioners for the direct tax in South Carolina. As the assessment is not yet completed in that State, and the principal cause of the delay has been the difficulty of finding gentlemen who would accept the office, the propriety of appointing the gentlemen recommended by Mr Hay is respectfully submitted. I have the...
I arrived here about a fortnight ago, and have been so unwell since then, as not to be quite so forward in my report upon the state of the Capitol, and the necessary drawings as I could have wished. On this account, and because I believed that on your first arrival your time would be taking up by more important objects,—I have not yet waited upon you. Late this evening however, I will, with...
I herewith send you my report & the ground plan of the new wing. I fear I shall tire your patience, but I know not what I could have omitted.— I am with true respect Yrs. faithfully RC ( DLC ); undated; endorsed by TJ as received 4 Apr. and so recorded in SJL .
Agreeably to your instructions I arrived at Washington on the 21st of March, and have since that time devoted my attention to the objects proposed by your letter of the 6th of March. After having very carefully and minutely examined the present state of the Capitol as far as it has been completed, and the foundations of the South Wing, which it is proposed to carry forward this season, I now...
The requisitions made by you in pursuance of the request from the House of Representatives of the United States have been received, and shall be duly attended to; all vigorous exertions shall be used to put this State in the best possible situation of defence by having the Militia diciplin’d and well armed, the latter of which they are deficient in, tho’ the attention of the Legislature has...
I had the honour of writing you the 12th August ultimo, acquainting you of my safe arrival here, and my intentions of going up to Madrid from which place I am just return’d. The advices given to the Secretary of State James Madison Esqr. concerning the Quarenteen been reduced to Twenty Days thro my personal acquaintance application to the Minister has no doubt been laid before you, and I am...