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21 May 1801, Philadelphia. Refers to letters from JM’s friends and his, particularly one from Yrujo commending his conduct as consul at Cádiz. Mentions his recent attempts to meet JM and refers to Jefferson’s apparent willingness to appoint his son to Cádiz post. Hopes JM will soon turn attention to “the important Secret Business” [concerning release of American prize ships at Cádiz] that he...
I have the honor to acquaint you that I went to that City, last year and Remained two Months to have the pleasure of knowing you personally, and as my Chief to pay my Respects to you, and congratulate you, in your New Office, so properly placed under your Care. I have and had with me different letters from your friends, and mine, Particularly One from Mr. Yrujo Recommending me to your...
1 June 1801, Philadelphia. Recommends that America join with Spain and several other European powers to maintain peace. Suggests that the contribution of an armed vessel by the U.S. to an international patrol would safeguard commerce in Mediterranean. RC ( DNA : RG 59, CD , Cádiz, vol. 1). 1 p.; in Spanish. Incomplete; preceding page or pages not found.
1 June 1801, Philadelphia. Expresses his continuing interest in the Cádiz consulate despite his distance from it and, devoted to duty, communicates his ideas on the following subject. Apologizes for expressing himself in Spanish but does so better in that language and knows that Wagner will translate it well. Has learned from public information how the despotic Barbarian powers have behaved...
8 September 1801, Georgetown. Has received JM’s circular of 1 Aug. Raises issues that he wishes JM to clarify before he returns to Cádiz so he will know how to act in the future. Asks which papers Americans who have bought ships from foreigners must have for trading from port to port within Europe, which papers he must give to purchasers of American ships, and how to deal with ships whose...
18 December 1801, Philadelphia. In reply to JM’s 10 Dec. letter , states that he ordered Terry to suspend Mullony’s consular functions and pay, having been so instructed when he settled his accounts in April. Provides details on the case of Capt. Andrew Pinck and the legal proceedings between him and Mullony, who had him arrested. Renews his request to have Dallas review the Israel case, as it...
16 March 1802, Philadelphia. Having left Baltimore because of the precarious state of his health, has received at Philadelphia JM’s letter [not found] returning his consular bond because it was not signed in the presence of witnesses; regrets the omission and will send his son to take care of it. The enclosed letter exposes the fraud perpetrated by Captain Nelson in Cadiz. Notes that Juan...
16 March 1802, Philadelphia. States that he was ready to embark but finds himself detained because his bailsman in the Israel case, Mr. Price, wants to be relieved of the commitment. Asks JM to protect him from his persecutors; believes he cannot stay in the U.S. without risk to his life. Has seen Dallas, who said that his opinion would have been different if he had seen the new documents...
10 August 1802, Cadiz. Informs JM of his safe arrival at Cadiz and his plan “to proceed to Madrid when I shall re[e]stablish myself of my health.” Encloses “Copies of what has passed since my arrival regarding the embarasmts. of our Vessels, in consequence of the troubles with the Moors.” Little or nothing will be done in foreign affairs at the court of Madrid for the next six months owing to...
I have the honor & pleasure to acquaint you of my safe arrival at this Place; and thinking to proceed to Madrid when I shall restablish my self of my health; I cannot untill my return give you information of some small neglects in this Office respecting Lists of arrivals of Vessels and other formalities, in consequence of my absence; not doubting and on w hich you may rely that for said period...
13 August 1802, Cadiz. “At the other side you have Copy of the Circular receiv’d by William Willis Esqr. Consul of the United States at Barcelona, from Mr. Stephen Cathalan Junior at Marseilles, & which I transmit to you without loss of time for government.” RC ( DNA : RG 59, CD , Cadiz, vol. 1). 1 p.; in a clerk’s hand, signed by Yznardy; docketed by Brent. On the verso of the RC is an...
At the other side you have Copy of the Circular receiv’d by William Willis Esqr. Consul of the United States at Barcelona, from Mr. Stephen Cathalan Junior at Marseilles, & which I transmit to you without loss of time for government. I am with due respect Sir, Your most obt. Servt. The preceding is the full transcription of a document that was previously abstracted in The Papers of James...
14 August 1802, Cadiz. Reports that since his last letters of 10 and 13 Aug. , he has received a packet from John Gavino for JM, “which I dont loose a moment in forwarding you, as likewise Copy of the answer from Commodore Morris which you will find herewith.” RC and enclosure ( DNA : RG 59, CD , Cadiz, vol. 1). RC 1 p.; in a clerk’s hand, signed by Yznardy. Docketed by Brent as received 25...
Since my last respects to you of the 10th: & yesterdays date, I have received the Inclosed Packet from Mr. John Gavino of Gibraltar directed for you, & which I dont loose a moment in forwarding you, as likewise Copy of the answer from Commodore Morris which you will find herewith; nothing further to add worth your notice. I have the honor to be very Sincerely, Sir, Your most obt. hble Servt:...
21 August 1802, Cadiz. “I have just this moment receiv’d from Mr. simpson of Tangiers the agreable news of War having terminated with the Moors to entire satisfaction, as you will be informed by the within Copy of the Circular & Letter received from him.… I have only time to advise you that said Simpson’s Dispatch for you Sir, has been delivered to Capn. Silas Crowell of the Schooner Happy...
I have just this moment receiv’d from Mr. simpson of Tangiers the agreable news of War having terminated with the Moors to entire satisfaction, as you will be informed by the within Copy of the Circular & Letter received from him; and as Capt. Davis is getting under way, I have only time to advise you that said Simpson’s Dispatch for you Sir, has been delivered to Capn. Silas Crowell of the...
24 August 1802, Cadiz. Transmits duplicates of his correspondence since his arrival. Also forwards the dispatch from James Simpson mentioned in his 21 Aug. letter as having been delivered to Captain Crowell; Crowell did not sail as expected because of contrary winds. “Looking over & examining the Books of this Consulship I find that a great number of Vessels have been sold during my absence; &...
I have the pleasure of handing you Duplicates of what I had the honor to address you since my arrival, & which gives you a ll information of every occurence happen’d here since that period. Now I have the honor of handing you a Dispatch receiv’d fr om Mr. James Simpson the American Consul at Tangiers, the sa me advised you on the 21. inst. having deliver’d Capt. Crowell, who did not Sail as...
10 September 1802, Cadiz. Transmits a copy of his letter to JM of 23 Aug. and a packet from Charles Pinckney; encloses a list of arrivals at Cadiz from 1 July 1800 to 30 June 1802 [not found] and a copy of circular from John Gavino. Advises JM of “the rumour spread about here of the Algerins having, or being on the point of declaring War against Great Britain.” RC and enclosure ( DNA : RG 59,...
I had the honor of addressing you on the 23d. ultimo Copy of which you have herewith; I now have the pleasure to inclose you a Packet received from Charles Pinckney Esqr. at Madrid, a General List of all the arrivals in this Port since the first of July 1800. untill the 30th. June ultimo, Copy of the Circular received from Mr. John Gavino of Gibraltar, and to advise you of the rumour spread...
13 September 1802, Cadiz. Has heard from the British consul general at Madrid, John Hunter, newly arrived from Lisbon, “that the Portugues Government have determin’d to deny entrance to all American Produce in that Kingdom.” RC ( DNA : RG 59, CD , Cadiz, vol. 1). 1 p.; in a clerk’s hand, signed by Yznardy. Docketed by Wagner as received 26 Nov. A full transcription of this document has been...
Referring to my last Respects ⅌ this opportunity, and having since learn’d from John Hunter Esqr. Consul General to his Britannick Majesty at Madrid just arrived from Lisbon that the Portugues Government have determin’d to deny entrance to all American Produce in that Kingdom, I think it my duty to communicate it to you let it be true or not the report. With due respect & veneration, I have...
16 September 1802, Cadiz. Transmits copies of his letters to JM of 10 and 13 Sept. “The purport of the present is to inclose you Half of the Register of the American Ship Columbia of Glastenbury Capt. Samuel Naylor that has been Sold in this Bay; the other half the owner Mr. Elisha Hale takes with him to America.” Also encloses an affidavit of Capt. Mark Collins of the Fame , “which...
I had this honour under date of the 10th. & 13th. instant Copys of which I herewith forward you. The purport of the present is to inclose you Half of the Register of the American Ship Columbia of Glastenbury Capt. Samuel Naylor that has been Sold in this Bay; the other half the owner Mr. Elisha Hale takes with him to America; as likewise to remit you Copy of a declaration made in this Office...
5 October 1802, Cadiz. Encloses a copy of a circular received 4 Oct. from William Willis. Forwards a packet from James Simpson and the register of the American brig Glory , Capt. John Waite, sold at Cadiz, and notifies JM of his endorsement of the register of the ship Donaldson of Norfolk, Capt. Duncan McFarlane, sold in New Orleans. Lists four American ships sold at Cadiz. Encloses a copy of...
Referring to what I had the honour of addressing you on the ultimo. The purport of the present is Solely to inclose you Copy of a circu lar received yesterday from Mr. William Willis of Barcelona; a pack et from James Simpson Esqr. at Tangiers; The Register of the Am erican Brig Glory of New York Capt. John Waite sold here, to advise having endorsed the Register No. 96. of the Vessel named the...
12 October 1802, Cadiz. “The foregoing are Duplicates of what I had the honour of addressing you via Norfolk.” Forwards a packet “received this day” from Willis at Barcelona. RC and enclosures ( DNA : RG 59, CD , Cádiz, vol. 1). RC 1 p.; in a clerk’s hand, signed by Yznardy. RC written at the foot of the enclosures (3 pp.), which are copies of correspondence sent with Yznardy’s 5 Oct. 1802...
The foregoing are Duplicates of what I had the honour of addressing you via Norfolk; The purport of the present is to hand you inclosed a Packet receiv’d this day fr om Mr. William Willis of Barcelona & having nothing fur ther to add—I remain with due respect esteem & veneration Sir—Your most obt. h le. Servt. The preceding is the full transcription of a document that was previously abstracted...
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...
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...
20 April 1803, Cádiz. The court at Madrid has issued orders lifting all quarantine on vessels coming from the U.S. furnished with health certificates from Spanish consuls and allowing vessels with no such certificates to serve a quarantine “only of a very few days” at the discretion of the board of health. Printed extract ( National Intelligencer , 6 June 1803).
27 October 1803, Cádiz . “Since my arrival from Madrid, I generally Keep at my Country Seat on account of my bad State of health.” But “immediately on advice” that the U.S. ships Constitution , Commodore Preble, and Enterprize , Captain Hull, had arrived in Cádiz, came “without loss of time to assist them with every thing they might be in want of.” Expects to have “Sea Stores & Cables” and...
Notwithstanding that, since my arrival from Madrid, I generally keep at my Country Seat on account of my bad State of health; immediately on advice of having arrived to this Bay the United State Vessels Constution Commodore Edwd. Preble, & Schooner Enterprize Capt. Isaac Hull; I cam over without loss of time to assist them with every thing they might be in want of; which is Sea Stores &...
Letter not found. 3 November 1803. Described in Yznardy to JM, 15 July 1804 (DNA: RG 59, CD, Cádiz, vol. 1), as reporting the steps taken by Yznardy to obtain justice for Thomas Wood, who was imprisoned at Sanlúcar.
10 December 1803, Cádiz. Last wrote on 22 Oct. and 3 Nov. “I have now to inform you that the American Ship Sally Capt. John R. Archer loaded by Government with Naval Stores for the Regency of Algiers, was lost on the 20th. ulto. on the sands of Torre dela Higuerilla within a 11. Leagues of the Barr of St. Lucar; the Vessel is entirely lost, and I am apprehensive that what has been saved of the...
20 December 1803, Cádiz. “I had the honour of addressing you on the 14th. inst. [not found] & nothing of importance or worth your notice having offered Since said period; the present Serves to advise you that on account of the actual Circumstances of Political affairs, and being pressed by some Masters of Vessels to give a Roll of Equipage (the same as the inclosed) I thought proper not to...
26 January 1804, Cádiz. “Absences & Sickness has deprived me of being able to make a formal liquidation of my old Accounts with that Government; but now I have the pleasure to inclose them to your goodselves, adding that of my disbursments & expences from April 1801. down to the 31st. December last Year; by which you will see that a Ballance of $6018.22/100 is in my favour; which Sum you will...
26 March 1804, Cádiz. Last wrote on 26 Jan. and 28 Jan. [not found] enclosing the results of the sales of timber from the Sally , along with half of the registers of the Sally and the Hazard , Capt. John Gardner, both wrecked on the coast near Cádiz. Encloses declarations showing that on 12 Mar. “about dusk Capt. Enos Williams of the American Brig President, and four of his Crew, going on...
28 March 1804, Cádiz. Wrote on 26 Mar. Now encloses a copy of a letter from Pinckney announcing that the quarantine on U.S. ships has been reduced to fifteen days for ships from Philadelphia, Baltimore, and New York and to ten days for ships from other U.S. ports. Also encloses a copy of a letter “just receiv’d” from Levett Harris regarding the officers of the Philadelphia ; the letter that...
17 May 1804, Cadiz. “I had the honour of writing you the 28th. March whereof I inclose you a Copy. “I have now that of transmitting you Copy of a letter just received from John Leonard Consul at Barcelona concerning the report at Marseilles that the Bey of Tunis had declared War to the U, S, of America; should said event be unfortunately confirmed, I will do myself the pleasure of informing...
12 July 1804, Cádiz. “I had the honour of writing you ⅌ Duplicate the 15th. May last. “I have now that of inclosing you the List of the American Vessels enter’d in to this Port, since the 1st. January till the 30th. June last [not found], agreable to your directions. “The Crops of Grain in this Country have been the most miserable ever experienced, and it is in want of immense Supplys of...
15 July 1804, Cádiz. “In the Letter which I had the honour of writing you on the 3d. November last ⅌ Duplicate [not found], I fully explained to you the State in which Thomas Wood was detained in the Prison of St. Lucar, and the Steps that I had taken to obtain justice done him. “I have now the honour to inform you that after the repeated Solicitations which I have made in his favour, he has...
28 July 1804, Cádiz. “I am honoured with your very obliging lines of the 2d. ulto. in which you are pleased to inform me that the following States Frigates are appointed to come to the Mediterranean (viz) The President of 44 Guns Commodore S. Barron The Congress 36. Capt. Rodgers The Constellation 36. Capt. Campbell The Essex 32. Capt. J. Barron & The John Adams Capt. Chauncey. Should any of...
26 August 1804, Cádiz. “Under date of the 18th. June last Mr. Jasper Moylan my Lawyer at Philadelphia advises me of the Suit that Capt. Josef Israel so unjustly begun against me, was given in my favour after immense expence, which I hope in the rectitude of that Government & agreable to the promise of Mr. Lincolm [ sic ] your predecessor will be made good to me. “This Government has made a...
31 August 1804, Cádiz. “On the other side is Copy of what I had the honour of addressing you on the 26th. instant contents confirm in every respect. “I now have the pleasure of inclosing you Copy of a Letter just received from Mr. William Jarvis our Consul at Lisbon, by which you will be fully informed of the whole transaction respecting the foregery commited on the House of James Mackenzie &...
12 September 1804, Cádiz. “The anteceding is Copy of what I had the pleasure of addressing you; contents confirm I have now to communicate you that the Sickness at Malaga, has proved to be quite Malignant, and the day the Post left it, upwards of 400 Inhabitants were swept off, and what is worse it is already spread in the Kingdom of Granada, Velez Malaga & other Places. “We have had such a...
4 October 1804, Cádiz. Refers JM to his dispatch of 12 Sept., sent in triplicate. “You have no doubt being [ sic ] acquainted that of late we have experienced here a contagious fever, which carrys off about 40. or 50 Persons daily, among the Unfortunate who have fell victims to the decease I am mortified to acquaint you … [are] John M. Goetschius appointed Consul for the Port of Genova by our...
19 November 1804, Cádiz. “I had the honour of writing you on the 4th. ulto. I have now the pleasure to announce you that the Epidemy having compleatly seized here; Prayers have been publickly Said by orders of this Governor yesterday in the High Church. “Owing to an English Division having taken possession of 4. Spanish Frigates with about 6,000,000 Dollars, that were on their way from...
3 December 1804, Cádiz. Encloses a copy of his 19 Nov. dispatch. “The result of the Flag of truce sent to the Division unde⟨r⟩ the Command of Sir John Ord, was sending back the Spanis⟨h⟩ Frigate detain’d under parole not to put to Sea again.” “By accounts the English Envoy left Madrid on the 14 ult. Small Vessels with despatches for the Havana, Veracruz &ca. sailed on the 28th. ulto. “I do not...
20 December 1804, Cádiz. “I had the honour of addressing you on the 3d. instant ⅌ Duplicate to which refer; we have been ever since in a State of Suspence and even with some hopes of a reconciliation, notwithstanding the behaviour of the English towards the Spanish Flag; but on this day all our hopes have been frustrated as the inclosed Madrid Gazette will inform you. “The loss sustained by...