You
have
selected

  • Author

    • Gavino, John
  • Recipient

    • Madison, James
  • Period

    • Jefferson Presidency

Dates From

Dates To

Search help
Documents filtered by: Author="Gavino, John" AND Recipient="Madison, James" AND Period="Jefferson Presidency"
Results 1-50 of 199 sorted by date (ascending)
  • |<
  • <<
  • <
  • Page 1
  • >
  • >>
  • >|
28 March 1801, Gibraltar. No. 61. Transmits copy of previous dispatch, no. 60. By last accounts, French squadron was at Toulon. Reports French naval battle with British frigate Febe . King of Naples has made peace with France and closed ports to British. Thirty Danish and Swedish vessels have been brought into Gibraltar. RC ( DNA : RG 59, CD , Gibraltar, vol. 2). 1 p.; docketed by Wagner as...
I herewith inclose you Copy of my last dispatch No. 60 to which please be referrd. By the last accounts from aloft the French Squadron was at Tolon. A french 44 Gun Frigate from the west with 740 Men, & Sundry Stores on board went by, and the English frigate Febe that was Cruising aback of the Rock Chased her, & after came up an Action took place for 1 1/2 hours in which the French had upwards...
15 April 1801, Gibraltar. No. 62. Transmits copy of his dispatch no. 61 and encloses copies of 2 Jan. letter from Cathcart to O’Brien and O’Brien’s 21 Jan. and 8 Feb. letters to Gavino. Reports arrival of convoy from Great Britain. RC and enclosures ( DNA : RG 59, CD , Gibraltar, vol. 2). RC 1 p.; docketed by Wagner as received 15 June. Enclosures are: Cathcart to O’Brien and Eaton, 2 Jan....
I herewith anex you Copy of my last Dispatch No. 61 and now inclose you Copy of Consul Cathcarts of Tripoli’s Letter to Consul OBrion of Algier 2d. January, likewise of the letters to me under 21st. do. & 8. Feby. for yr. Goverment. A Convoy is arrived with Provisions & Stores from England for this Place, Mahon and Malta. I have the honor to be—Sir Your most obedt. & most hl. Servt. The...
I have not the honor of any of yours since my last dispatch & Duplicate No: 62. I now hand you duplicate Copy of Consul Cathcarts Letter 21st. feby: also Consul OBrions of 5th: Ulto: to mr: Pater of Mahon likewise to me of same date. I hope you will approve of the Steps I took in requesting of the Commanders of the British & Portuguese ships of war to inform our Treading [ sic ] Vessels of the...
6 June 1801, Gibraltar. No. 64. Transmits duplicates of previous dispatch, no. 63, and of O’Brien’s 5 Apr. letter to him and his to O’Brien of 10 May. Has received no answer yet. Brig Hope from Baltimore bound for Trieste with coffee, sugar, and pepper is detained at Gibraltar, as is brig Hunter of Baltimore from Alicante with cargo of barrilla for Dublin. Commander of latter informs him of...
Without the favour of any of yours, I beg leave to inclose you duplicates of my last dispatch No. 63 Via Lisbon, also of Consul OBrion of Algeirs Letter to me under 5. April last, and mine to him 10th. Ulto. on Account of the arrival of the Ship Grand Turk at this Port with the Stipulations for Tunis. As yet I have received no answer thereto. Since then the Brig Hope, James Norman from...
9 June 1801, Gibraltar. No. 65. Transmits copy of his dispatch no. 64. British frigate Sea Horse arrived 8 June from Minorca with convoy; commander took under his protection schooner Triton of Boston with wine for St. Thomas and schooner Charlott of New York with brandy. Commander of latter confirms many Tripolitan cruisers at sea and on coast of Catalonia. In postscript, mentions 9 Apr....
I had the honor of adressing you by the Schooner Powder Point bound to Marblehead ⅌ Copy inclosed No. 64 to which & the triplicates thereto anexd beg leave to referr. Yesterday arrived from Minorca the British frigate Sea horse with a Convoy. The Commander took under his Protection the Schooner Triton of Boston, David Higgings Commr. with wine for St. Thomas, likewise the Schooner Charlott of...
My last dispatch was No: 65 ⅌ the Schooner Charlott of New York with Copy of one of 9th: April from Consul OBrion. On the 26t: Ulto: arrived the State Schooner Enterprize Capn: Steritt, who had Ceperated from the Squadron intended for those Seas, and on the 29th: Ditto anchord in this Bay a Tripoly Ship of 28 Guns (american Built) with 246 Men, Commanded by their high[e]s[t] Admiral, an Engh:...
18 July 1801, Gibraltar. No. 67. His dispatch no. 66 has been detained for want of a conveyance. Has not heard from Commodore Dale since his departure. Received reply from Eaton to Gavino’s 17 May letter, enclosing safe passage for Grand Turk to proceed to Tunis. States that U.S. frigate Philadelphia “was off this port” 17 July and he informed Captain Barron that Tripolitan cruisers were still...
Deprived of any of your honord favours since my last Dispatch No. 66 which is still detaind for want of Conveyance, and goes with this. I have not heard from Commodor Dale since his Departure on the 13. Inst: I received a few lines from Consul Eaton of Tunis in ansr. to mine of 17h. May last Inclosing one for Capn. Laughton of the ship Grand Turk accompanying the Bey of Tunis Passport for his...
24 July 1801, Gibraltar. No. 68. Reports frigate Philadelphia came into the bay 18 July; since then two Tripolitan cruisers anchored there have kept their flags lowered. Captain Barron requested a pilot to go to Tetuán Bay for water, since governor allows no water for warships. Five homeward bound American ships will go with Philadelphia , and more are arriving. Commodore Dale’s squadron has...
I had this pleasure of adressing you the 18. Inst. ⅌ Duplicate No. 67. Since then have none of yours. Said day the Philada. frigate came close into the Bay, when the two Tripoly Cruisers lowerd their Flags & have not as yet hoisted them again. Indeed I think they are afraid to Stir out. Capn. Baron requested my sending him a Coasting Pilot as was to go to Tetuan Bay for Water (of which we are...
3 August 1801, Gibraltar. No. 69. Since his last dispatch, refusal of governor of Gibraltar [Charles O’Hara] to allow Tripolitan admiral [Murad Rais] provisions has led admiral to threaten Ragusan ships in port with immediate war if they do not take his crews to Tripoli. Admiral has also applied to governor at Tetuán [Alcayde Abde-Rhaman Hashash] for provisions, which the governor promised to...
Without any of your favours I referr to my last dispatch No. 68 ⅌ Duplicate by this Conveyance. Since then the Tripoly Admiral having been refused Provisions by this Governor unbent the Sails of both Cruisers and threatend the Ragusean. Commanders of Vessels in Port with imediate Warr if they did not supply him with shipping to take his Crews to Tripoly being blocaded here by the Americans. As...
9 August 1801, Gibraltar. No. 70. Encloses a copy of his letter to Captain Barron sent “ ⅌ Boats hird on purpose to go in quest of him to East and West.” Has just learned Barron was off Málaga two days earlier. The two Ragusan vessels with Tripolitan crews are being convoyed to Tetuán by a British vessel. Tripolitan admiral, officers, and a few seamen—totaling eighty—remain in vessels at...
After referring to my last dispatch No: 69 have now to crave your refference to the inclosed Copy of mine to Capn. Barron of yesterdays date ⅌ Boats hird on purpose to go in quest of him to East and West. I this day learnd he was off Malaga two days ago; the two Vessels with the Tripolin Crews are now under way for Tetuan Convoyd by an English Kings Lugger of 16 Guns and not the admirals ship...
14 September 1801, Gibraltar. No. 71. Encloses duplicates of his 8 Aug. letters to Barron and commends Barron’s blockade of Tripolitan cruisers, which has caused fresh desertions from their crews. Tripolitan vessels have struck sails and are in the mole with only about twenty seamen left. The Tripolitan admiral and eight others have sailed as passengers to Malta. At Cathcart’s request, encloses...
I now beg leave to inclose you duplicate of my lasts No: 69 & 70 also what wrote Capn: Barron the 8. Ulto: to which referr. Capn: Barron of the Philada: has a Deal of Merit in keeping the two Tripolin Cruisers so closely blockd up, which occasiond fresh Desertions among the remaining Crews. In Consequence the Tripoly Admiral got leave to halt his two Vessels in the Mole, where they Struck...
21 September 1801, Gibraltar. No. 72. Reports that contrary winds have delayed his previous dispatch. On 19 Sept. the George Washington and the Peace and Plenty arrived; they are now departing with merchant vessels. Spanish privateers “who pretend to Blocade this Port” fired at the Peace and Plenty off Tarifa. States that on 19 Sept. the vice-admiralty court at Gibraltar condemned the schooner...
I referr to my dispatch at large No: 71 ⅌ this Conveyance still detaind by Contrary wind. I have to inform you that on the 19: Inst. arrived the frigate Geo: Washington Capn: Shaw, also the Transport Peace & Plenty for Algeir & Tunis They are now going out, also with them our Merchant Vessels that were bound up along. No account of Capn: Barron, or the rest of the Squadron. They must soon...
31 October 1801, Gibraltar. No. 75. Reports that Spanish shore batteries fired on American merchant vessels on 19 and 27 Oct., killing one sailor. Has written formal reports to Commodore Dale, who witnessed second attack, and to Humphreys. Notes that Dale and the Philadelphia will sail on first good wind to convoy merchant vessels in the Mediterranean, leaving the Essex to guard Tripolitan...
My last Dispatch was No. 74 to which please be referrd. I have now to inform you that on the 19h: Inst. the American Ship Ann Commanded by Andw: Woodbury from Altea for Altona was working round the Rock & obliged to go close to the Spanish Battery or Fort Tonara to the Eastward of this Place (with her Collours flying) between 11 & 12 oClock in the Morning, when said Fort fired a Shott at her...
2 December 1801, Gibraltar. No. 76. Has received no letters from JM and has written none since his no. 75 [31 Oct.] for want of a conveyance. Opening of communication with Spain allows this dispatch to go by Cádiz, where the blockade was lifted after the signing of the peace preliminaries. Announces the arrival of [Royal Navy admiral] Sir James Saumarez, who will remain with ten ships of the...
I have none of your regarded favours wherefore referr to my last dispatch No. 75, since when have not had the pleasure of adressing you want of Conveyance, but our Communication having been opend with Spain, this goes to Cadiz to be forwarded you from thence. Since the Priliminarys of Peace between France England &ca. the Blocade of Cadiz has been rose. Adml. Pool went for England, & Sir James...
18 December 1801, Gibraltar. No. 77. Reports that “the Essex continues cruising in this Neighbourhood, and no movement made by the Tripolin Ship. The Commander is now again at Tetuan.” Encloses a copy of a circular letter received from Kirkpatrick on 15 Dec. with news of a Tripolitan cruiser fitting out at Smyrna. Notes that Admiral Saumarez and his fleet are still at Gibraltar and that the...
Not having been honord with any of your regarded favours since my last dispatches No. 75 & 76 of which you have herewith duplicates, & to which beg leave to be referrd. In Politicks nothing new. The Essex continues cruising in this Neighbourhood, and no movement made by the Tripolin Ship. The Commander is now again at Tetuan. You have inclosed Coppy of a Circular letter received three Days ago...
29 December 1801, Gibraltar. Reports that frigate Boston arrived on 22 Dec. and brought him JM’s letter of 3 Oct. [not found] with two enclosures for Cathcart that he forwarded to Appleton at Leghorn. Has just been informed that Swedish admiral Cederström is at Málaga with four Swedish frigates and orders to cooperate with Commodore Dale against the Tripolitans. Partial Tr ( DNA : RG 46,...
11 January 1802, Gibraltar. Refers JM to his last dispatch enclosing a copy of a letter from O’Brien. Reports that on 7 Jan. a British frigate arrived with British consul Hargreaves and the Algerine ambassador who had been in Great Britain. Hargreaves was carrying a box of jewels for bey of Tunis entrusted to him by Rufus King. Has informed O’Brien to look out for their safety. Encloses copy...
30 January 1802, Gibraltar. No. 81. Encloses an extract from a letter received 29 Jan. from Simpson at Tangier regarding the commander of the Tripolitan ship trapped at Gibraltar, who went to see the emperor of Morocco; Gavino has alerted all U.S. consuls and Captain Bainbridge of the Essex , now at Algeciras. RC and enclosure ( DNA : RG 59, CD , Gibraltar, vol. 2). RC 1 p. The enclosed...
My last dispatch was No. 81 to which refer being since then, with out any of yours. I have now to hand you anexd Extract of a Letter received Yesterday from Consul Simpson of Tanger regarding the Commander of the Tripolin Ship laid up here, who went to see the Emperour of Morrocco, which I have Comunicated to Capn. Bainbridge of the Essex now at Anchor in Algesiras Bay, also to all our...
5 May 1802, Gibraltar. No. 86. Refers JM to his dispatch no. 85 [not found]. Reports arrival on 25 Apr. from Tunis of “the American Ship Gloria Commanded by Jo: Bounds taken in the service by Consul Eaton, who brought me the Inclosed dispatches, to which & the Copy of said Gentlemans Letter to me anexd, beg leave to referr.” The commander of the Tripolitan ship laid up at Gibraltar has...
Without the honor of any of your favours I beg refference to my last dispatch No. 85. On the 25 Ulto. arrived from Tunis the American Ship Gloria Commanded by Jo. Bounds taken in the service by Consul Eaton, who brought me the Inclosed dispatches, to which & the Copy of said Gentlemans Letter to me anexd, beg leave to referr, as due attention will be paid to what Consul Eaton writes. The...
10 May 1802, Gibraltar. No. 87. His last dispatch, no. 86, was prepared on 5 May “for this Conveyance of Capn. Baron who is detained by Contrary Wind.” Encloses translation of 13 Apr. letter in Italian just received from Consul Pulis at Malta and copy of paragraph from 7 May letter from Consul Simpson at Tangier. The case of arms sent by Rufus King for Tunis will be shipped by the...
The 5th. Instant I made up my last dispatch No. 86 for this Conveyance of Capn. Baron who is detaind by Contrary Wind. I Yesterday receivd a letter from Consul Pulis of Malta dated 13th. Ulto. in Italian so that I herewith hand you its translation, and to which referr as well as to Copy of a Paragraph of a letter from Consul Simpson of Tanger dated 7th. Inst.. By the Constelation Capn. Murry...
31 May 1802, Gibraltar. No. 88. Reports departure for Lisbon on 24 May of an English brig—converted from a captured Tripolitan ship—commanded by Capt. Anthony Lambertus. In a letter of 25 Apr. O’Brien reported that the Algerines had captured one Genoese and two Neapolitan vessels and that “Six other large Corsairs were ready for Sea.” Has heard rumors in town of the Algerine capture of the...
Deprived the honor of any of yours permit me to confirm my last dispatches No. 86 & 87 ⅌ Capn. Barron accompanying one from Consul Eaton & the Translation of another received from Consul Pulis of Malta. On the 24th. Inst. proceeded Capn. Anthony Lambertus from this Port in the new English Brig (wch. was formerly the Tripolin Cruiser) for Lisbon, as they Sayd, in Ballast. They now taulk of...
15 June 1802, Gibraltar. No. 89. Reports “no Novelty here regarding Tripoly. Comodor Morris is in the Bay, & the Essex sails this day for the U. S.” With regard to the emperor of Morocco, refers to “the sundry dispatches from Consul Simpson which goes by this Conveyance.” Notes arrival on 14 June of Wyk, the Swedish consul at Tangier, who was expelled for noncompliance with the demands of the...
Without the pleasure of any of yours I referr to my last No. 88. We have no Novelty here regarding Tripoly. Comodor Morris is in the Bay, & the Essex sails this day for the U.S. With regard to the Empr. of Morrocco I referr to the sundry dispatches from Consul Simpson which goes by this Conveyance. Last night arrived Mr. Wyk the Swedish Consul at Tangeir, the Emperour having orderd him to quit...
20 June 1802, Gibraltar. No. 90. Encloses copies of letters from Simpson of 17 and 18 June. The emperor of Morocco “not only renews his Demands for Pasports for to send wheat to Tripoly, but wants to take out the Tripolin Ship blocaded here under his Flag, for particulars of which referr to Comodor Morris & Consul Simpsons Dispatches which the former Gentn will forward.” Morris will go to...
Not being honord with any of yours I referr to my last dispatch No. 89 under 15 Inst. ⅌ the Essex. I Yesterday reced: two Letters from Consul Simpson of Tanger dated 17th. & 18 Inst. of which you have anexd Copys. The Emperour of Morrocco not only renews his Demands for Pasports for to send wheat to Tripoly, but wants to take out the Tripolin Ship blocaded here under his Flag, for particulars...
28 June 1802, Gibraltar. No. 92. Informs JM that “the faltering hopes given us the 22d: Inst: by Consul Simpson & Communicated to you in mine of 24th. No: 91 [not found] respecting our affairs with Morrocco are Vanishd.” Simpson arrived at Gibraltar 25 June, “fresh orders having reachd Tanger the 24th: Currt: for his quiting the Country immediately. He tells me the Empr: had mentiond in...
I am now sorry to inform you that the faltering hopes given us the 22d: Inst: by Consul Simpson & Communicated to you in mine of 24th. No: 91 respecting our affairs with Morrocco are Vanishd. Said Gentleman arrived here the 25: Inst: fresh orders having reachd Tanger the 24th: Currt: for his quiting the Country immediately. He tells me the Empr: had mentioned in publick that his Cruisers were...
29 June 1802, Gibraltar. No. 93. “After referring you to mine No. 91 & 92 ⅌ this Conveyance, still detaind by Contrary Wind, have now to inform you that Yesterday Saml: Moor Commander of the English Brig Mary from Mahon, who parted Company on the 24th: Inst: to the Eastward of the Rock with the American Brig Rose whose Commander deliverd him the following note, Vizt: ‘Captain Andrew Morris,...
After referring you to mine No. 91 & 92 ⅌ this Conveyance, still detaind by Contrary Wind, have now to inform you that Yesterday Saml: Moor Commander of the English Brig Mary from Mahon, who parted Company on the 24th: Inst: to the Eastward of the Rock with the American Brig Rose whose Commander deliverd him the following Note, Vizt: “Captain Andrew Morris, Brig Franklin bound to Martineca,...
8 July 1802, Gibraltar. No. 94. Encloses copy of a letter from O’Brien, dated 23 June, confirming that the brig Franklin was captured by a Tripolitan vessel and that there were four others out; they had since been seen off the coast of Spain. Encloses also the terms of the settlement between Algiers and Spain and another letter from O’Brien dated 13 June. Dey of Algiers has returned the...
By my last Communication No. 93 which I had the honor of adressing you mentiond the Capture of the Brig Franklin Capn. Andrew Morris, & am sorry to say by a Letter since received from Consul O’Brion of Algeirs dated 23d. Ulto. that there is now no doubt of the Capturing Vessel being a Tripolin and that there are four others out, as you will see by the Copy of said Letter herewith. They were...
30 July 1802, Gibraltar. No. 95. Acknowledges JM’s letter of 11 May enclosing letters for O’Brien and Eaton. Simpson returned to Tangier on 26 July “to conferr with the Bashaw who had then sett out for Tetuan for whence Mr: Simpson was also to sett off the 27th: as you will see by the annexd Paragraph of his Letter to me.” Also encloses a letter to JM from O’Brien “in the state it [was]...
I crave refference to my last dispatch No. 94. Since then I have been honourd with yours of 11t. May last, being well. My accos. had been sent to the Treasury Department to be adjusted. It inclosed a Letter for Consul OBrion and another for Consul Eaton. The former goes forward this day. Consul Simpson returnd to Tangeir the 26th. Inst. to conferr with the Bashaw who had then sett out for...