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Since the foregoing no ev ent of the smallest political im po rtance has taken place regarding thi s Country. The same veil of Mys ter y, too still continues to hide from the world the object of Lord St. Vincents vis it. Nothing is doing to the Navy. No recruists are getting for the Army. Public paper still at 19 PrCent discount, about which it has been for Six months with a small variation of...
The foregoing is a Copy of my la st which went by the Brig Betsey C aptn Copeland via Boston: Since w hen nothing new has transpired re la tive to the object of Lord St: Vincents. In addition to His Lordships com ma nd as Admiral, he has a Co mm ission of Ambassador Extraordi na ry to this Court in which is join ed the Earl of Rossilyn, on a Special mi
Inclosed I have the honor to hand you copies of mine of the 19th: Ultimo 9th. & 2nd. of 9th & 10th Inst; which went by the Brig Maria for Alexandria & the Brig Perseverance, Captn Bowler, for Providence R. I. Lord St. Vincents arrived here the 14th: Instant with five line of battle Ships, a frigate & Sloop of War. His unexpected appearance has excited considerable Alarm; and employed the...
Since my last of the 19th. Ulto. which went by the Brig Maria, Captn. Carew of Alexa. nothing material in the Political World has transpired till the post of to day, which brings advice on the Authority of a private letter or two that the Preliminaries of Peace are Signed between France & Russia. What seems to countenance the report was Mr D’Oubrills going to Paris, but this may also have...
I have this moment heard that a Courier arrived the last night from Paris to this Court which is now at Massa, 8 lea: distant, and bring advice that the Preliminaries of a General Peace was signed the 26th. Ulto. in that City. What the terms are has not transpired; nor have I the information in so direct a manner that implicit confidence ought be given to it; but I have little doubt of it....
I was honored with yours of the 16 April; and was much gratified that one of the last pipes of Wine was of a quality which met your approbation. A compliance with your wishes will always give me much Satisfaction, but it will be no small addition to my pleasure; to think that it has in the smallest degree been in my power to be instrumental to your comfort. Agreeable Sir to your wishes I have...
My last was by the Schooner Ocean, Captn. Treadwell, via Norfolk, a Copy of which I have the honor to inclose with a letter from Mr. Erving & one from Mr. Simpson, copies of three letters to His Excellency Mr. de Araujo & His Excy’ answer of the 28: J une to one. This was relative to the Siezure of two hundred & forty barrels of flour on board the Brig Action of New York James Dryburgh,...
My last was by the Schooner Ocean, Captn. Treadwell, via Norfolk, a Copy of which I have the honor to inclose with a letter from Mr. Erving & one from Mr. Simpson, copies of three letters to His Excellency Mr. de Araujo & His Excy’s answer of the 28: June to one. This was relative to the Siezure of two hundred & forty barrels of flour on board the Brig Action of New York James Dryburgh,...
About three weeks since I was honored with two "examinations of the doctrine which Subjects to capture a Neutral trade in time of War not allowed in Peace" endorsed department of State. A few days before Mr. Erving favoured me with a copy. I was happy to find the right so ably, so fully & so incontestibly proved. The result of litigations of this kind, I think often depend on general opinion,...
The foregoing is a Copy of my last respects by the Schooner Katerine , Captn. Turner. A day or two after I spoke to the Deputy Consul General relative to the boarding our Vessels. He assured me he would use his utmost endeavours to prevent Similar aggressions & would write to Mr. Gambier on the Subject. Five or six days Since arrived here the British King’s Brig of War the Richmond, bringing...
§ From William Jarvis. 26 May 1806, Lisbon. “I had the honor to address you the 3rd. Instant by the Brig Dido, Captn Saml Stinness via Marblehead & sent a duplicate by the ship Swift, Captn Price via New York. “The British papers since confirm the Capture of Admiral Linois. “The Alarm I mention’d in my last, as having been excited here in consequence of the Prussian Court having prohibited...
§ From William Jarvis. 3 May 1806, Lisbon. “Nothing material having occured since the date of the foregoing that I conceived there was a possibility of giving the first advice of, & presuming that a Gentleman who has so much important public business on hand would readily excuse the writing for form sake or an omission of three or four we⟨eks⟩ when I had nothing interesting to communicate, is...
§ From William Jarvis. 11 April 1806, Lisbon. “The holidays intervening the last week prevented my calling on His Excellency relative to the discharge by Bica; which innovation I had the honor to mention in mine of the 28th. Ulto. by the Ship Ann, Captn Bradford, for Alexandria. Fearing that this might be a prelude to other embarrassing arrangements, I waited on His Excellency Mr de Araujo...
§ From William Jarvis. 28 March 1806, Lisbon. “The last letter I had the honor to address you was dated 7the. Inst: & went by the Ship Hunter Captain Bayne (Via) Alexandria. Inclosed I have the pleasure to send a Copy. “Two days since a Verbal order was given by the Provedor to the Guarda Mor of health to enforce the same regimen regarding the American Vessels loaded with grain, as was...
§ From William Jarvis. 8 March 1806, Lisbon. “I had the pleasure to address you a private letter the 5 Ultimo by the Brig Maria, Captn Thomas Carew, for Alexandria, and took the liberty, by the same conveyance to send some trifles which I hope she did me the honor to receive. “I am exceedingly chagrined at the present posture of our affairs. The change of Ministry in England will no doubt be...
§ From William Jarvis. 7 March 1806, Lisbon. “The preceding is a Copy of my last respects by the Brig Maria Captn Thomas Carew, for Alexandria. My not having written since was entirely owing to a dearth of information that would in any shape prove interesting. When you do not hear from me often I think you may fairly presume Sir that all goes well here, & that I am not in possession, of any...
I had the honor to address you the 10th. Ultimo by Captn Groves of the Brig Henry, via Salem. But am apprehensive that at any time you would think it a very dull letter, and at a moment when you must have so much important business on hand exceedingly tedious. If according to a common observation there is no sweet in life without some mixture of bitter, being thus troubled may fairly be set...
§ From William Jarvis. 6 February 1806, Lisbon. “Since my last of the 17th Ult. & the Postcript of the 20th. no political transaction has transpired of any moment. The treaty between the Emperors Napolion & Francis will go inclosed, under the supposition of a bare possibility from the constant strong Westerly winds which have prevailed for thirty days past, that it may not have reached you...
§ From William Jarvis. 17 January 1806, Lisbon. “Not a Vessel having sailed for the United States since I had the honor to address the foregoing of the 24th. Ulto. by the Bg Truxton, Captn Mooney for Baltimore has prevented my writing since. “Prattic not being given to the American Vessels by the 27 Ult I wrote to the Marquis of Pombal on that day, reminding His Excy of His promise. All the...
But one or two opportunities occurring since I was honored with your favour of the 6. July; and being then much pressed with business prevented my sooner having had the pleasure to reply. I exceedingly regret with you Sir, the violence & injustice that has forced us to resign the quiet times of peace to assume the Stern aspect of War. So many convincing reasons suggested themselves to my mind...
§ From William Jarvis. 24 December 1805, Lisbon. “I had the honor to write to you yesterday by mr Adams of the Ship Commerce from St. Ubes for Baltimore inclosing a letter received from Mr Erving the preceding day & five duplicates or Triplicates to His Excy Mr de Araujo & the Marquis Pombal. “At 1 p m I have returned from waiting on the latter Gentleman, who positively assured me that all the...
§ From William Jarvis. 23 December 1805, Lisbon. “The foregoing is a Copy of the letter I had the honor to write you the 3rd. Inst. by the Brig Rebecca Captain Wilson for Philadelphia. Since which no arrangement has taken place relative to Quarantines, except two orders sent to the Health Office of Bellem the 18th. & 26 Ulto. the former very mild the latter very rigid. This may be imputed to...
§ 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 William Jarvis. 3 December 1805, Lisbon. “The foregoing Mr Pinckney did me the favour to take charge of. He sailed the 19th. & left the inclosed letters addressed to you, to himself to your care & to his daughter⟨s⟩; to be forwarded. “In my haste I omitted to inclose a Copy of my letter to Mr de Araujo of the 6th. Ulto. relative to the quarantine, I now send it with a Copy of his...
§ From William Jarvis. 17 November 1805, Lisbon. “My last letter of the 6th. Inst. is sent by the ship Columbia Captn. Lewis Via NYork and the duplicate by the Bg. Commerce, Captn. Price, the former inclosing a letter from Mr Pinckney. This Gentleman reached here nine days since & sails to-morrow for Charleston in the danish Ship Henry the fourth, Captn. Rees. “Inclosed I have the honor to hand...
§ From William Jarvis. 6 November 1805, Lisbon. “My last letter of the 24th. Ultimo went by the schooner Antelope Captn. Pittman for New York; Since which I have received the inclosed account [not found] of the Naval engagement off Cadiz, which I have no doubt is correct. Inclosed is also a Copy of the progress of the French Armies [not found] and the subsequent operations it appears by the...
§ From William Jarvis. 29 October 1805, Lisbon. “A British frigate sent to England with despatches, in passing this port last Evening, communicated the following information to the British Minister; that the french & Spanish fleet to the number of 33 sail of the line, put to sea from Cadiz for the purpose of engaging the British Blockading Squadron consisting of 27 sail of the line. The Battle...
The foregoing is a Copy of the letter I had the satisfaction to write by Captn Delano. Before this will come to hand I hope that the Wines will have reached New York & that Sir they will prove to your satisfaction. They are here esteemed as good as the Termo of Lisbon affords; but these things depend much on Taste. Should they prove to yours, I shall be much gratified; if not, have the...
§ From William Jarvis. 24 October 1805, Lisbon. “The foregoing of the 11th. I had the honor to forward by the Brig Neptune Captn. Delano, for New York, with the inclosed papers. Duplicates of those from me go inclosed. “A few days since three sailors belonging to the Laura of Boston Captn. Higginson, were imprisoned for striking the Mate. One who was not protected as an American, having wrote...
§ From William Jarvis. 11 October 1805, Lisbon. “Inclosed is a copy of my letter of the 26 Ulto, which went by the Bark Pompey, Captn Orne for Salem, mine of the 9th Inst that went by the ship Baltimore, Captn Long for Baltimore with the letters from Messrs Pinckney, Montgomery & Terry inclosed, a copy of which went by the ship Nanking, Captn Dorr for New York. “As I at first supposed in case...