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 author
  • |<
  • <<
  • <
  • Page 1
  • >
  • >>
  • >|
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...
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...
28 May 1804, Gibraltar. No. 151. “Not Being favourd with any of yours, I beg leave to referr to my last which I had the honor of adressing you No. 150 under 18: Instant, nor have I heard further regarding the Tunis business. “I now beg leave to anex Copy of a paragraph of a Letter to me from Consul Simpson of Tanger yesterdays date, which I received this day.” RC and enclosure, two copies (...
26 January 1804, Gibraltar. No. 142. Last wrote on 15 Jan. “I now anex you Copy of a Letter from the Danish Consul at Tripoly Mr: Nissen dated 2d: November last; Also a Dispatch received Yesterday from Consul Simpson of Tangeir. “Only 8 Sail of the expected dispersed Convoy from England have as yet arrived. “Our Brig Argus Lieut: Hull Saild a few days ago to Cruise has been at Tanger & suppose...
I have not been honord with any of yours since my last Communication No. 111 to which please be referrd. I have no late accounts of Commodor Morris, the Constellation proceeded a few days ago for the U. S. The Adams now here, and the Commander of the Moorish ship in question with a Crew from Tetuan is Expected to take her away. Mr: Wyk the swedish Consul is now here and is to go to the...
18 December 1802, Gibraltar. No. 107. “I have the honor of Confirming my last Respects No. 105 [not found] & 106 [16 Dec. 1802] ⅌ this Conveyance who having returnd to Port by Contrary winds I now inclose you Copy of a Circular Letter received from Consul OBrion of Algier dated 15: October last.” RC and enclosure ( DNA : RG 59, CD , Gibraltar, vol. 2). RC 1 p. Docketed by Wagner. Gavino...
I had the honor of addressing you the 10th. ultimo No. 50, & the 18. Do. No. 51 By the former I inclosed duplicates of Collonel Lears letters to me and advised his dfts P $25,000 which are all paid, for the reimbursement of which he sent me his dfts on you to same amount which I indorsed and forwarded you to be Credited me by your Honourable Department. I then advised the Brig Neptune of...
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...
Since my last No. 113 under the 11: Inst., orders is come to the Emperours Agent here to get the Ship in question ready for Sea and he further tells me Expects the Commander every moment from Tetuan with a Crew, and that She is at all events to go to Sea. I have the honor to be with respect Sir Your most obedt. and most he. Servt. Three french Ships the Line are aback of the Rock with Troops...
I beg leave to referr to my last dispatch No. 109 ⅌ this Conveyance of the Constellation frigate, who put back by Contrary Wind and is still detaind here. I now have the honor of inclosing a Packet from Consul Eaton of Tunis, and anexing Copy of a Letter from Consul OBrion of Algeir to our Comercial Agent Mr. Cathalan of Marseilles, which being what Occurrs. I have the honor to be with...
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...
Without the pleasure of hearing from you I beg leave to refer to what I had the honour of adressing you Pr No. 48 & 49 Pr Copy Inclosed, also of Coll. Lears to me & his 2d. Bills to my order on you for $10,000 $10,000 10,000 5000 } $25,000 that you do the needful therewith to Credit my account with your Honl. Depts. for which purpose I have endorsed same to you. We have in Port about 12 Sail...
I had the honour of adressing you the 29. Ulto. No. 61 & since then I forwarded you the Chronicles P Cap. Farley of Boston which hope get safe to hand, & you have now two others. The two Algereen frigates continue Cruising in those Seas & to the Westward, have Captured Several Portuguese Boats. Comd. Scarniche in a Portuguese 74 & two frigates with a Brig has left Lisbon in quest of them. A...
11 November 1804, Gibraltar. No. 7. “On the 2d: Inst: No. 6 I had the honor of adressing you [not found] since when have none of your regarded favours. “On the 8t. Inst: arrived the U. S. Brig Syren Capn: Stuart from Malta in 28 days to relieve the Essex who is to join the Squadron as Comodor Barron tells me, but gives no news, nor does Conl. Lear who writes me from Syracuse referring to Capn:...
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:...
I have not been honord with any of yours. As such referr to my last Respects No. 118, advising the arrival of two french Ships with Settlers for Lusiana, & that they mentiond two 74 were coming down with 5000 Polanders for said Place. Since then some french Ships have gone by from the East. The Chesapeake went Home on the 6th: Inst. On the 7th. the Adams went for Italy with a Convoy of 7 sail...
Continuing without the honour of any of your Commands since my last dispatch N: 42 under date 16t: April last to which beg leave to be referrd. The late Ambassador Melamili is still here. He Purchased a large parcell of Gun Powder which he sent four days ago for Tunis. Two Portuguese Ships of the Line is gone off that Port in quest of Algereen Cruisers Capn. Richardson who I mentiond in my...
21 May 1803, Gibraltar . No. 121. Has received nothing from JM since writing on 5 May , nor has he heard anything of Commodore Morris or any U.S. frigates. Encloses a dispatch from Simpson [not found] and a copy of one from O’Brien dated 20 Apr. Received a letter from Sir Peter Wyk announcing that he had “returnd from seeing the Emperour” and that “his mission has ended to his entire...
With mine No. 130 I had the honour of enclosing you Copy of one from Captain Baimbridge of the U.S. Ship Philadelphia to Consul Simpson of Tanger on the Subject of Capturing the Empr: of Morroccos Ship Marboha of 22 Guns, and retaking the Brig Celia Cap. Bowen. I sent Mr: Simpson Capn: Baimbridges Letter by an Express Boat who reached him 18 hours before any other Account got there. Accounts...
12 March 1805 , Gibraltar . “Still without the honour of your favours I beg leave to confirm my last dispatch under 13: Ulto. continued to 30th: ditto, by which you will have seen the detention of the Brig dispatch of Boston Capn: Brown bound for Leghorn from said Port with a Cargo of different articles, and the manner in which they were conducting the business. I also informed you of the...
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,...
7 August 1804, Gibraltar. No. 156. “Since I had the honour of adressing you under 3d: Inst: I have not been favourd with any of your Commands. “I Yesterday received a Letter from Coll. Lear of algeir wherein he inclosed me abstracts from Commodor Pribles Letter to him 19t: June, & Mr: Davies—Charge of the Consulate at Tunis 22d: June. I herewith inclose Copy of said abstracts for your...
Still deprived the honour of any of your Commands, I beg leave to referr to my last Respects No: 57 dated 14t: Inst: accompanying one from Consul Lear of Algeir since when have no further accounts. Of the Bills which I then mentiond to have received from said Gentleman, on you, I have Endorsed & passd two one for $4000 to Mordacai & Saml: N Lewis, & that for $3000 to John S. Larned. I have...
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...
I referr to my last No. 102 under date 5t. Inst. advising the Moorish ship being a new laid up & still Continues so. The last Letter received from Consul Simpson was under date of 11t: Inst:, had no answer from the Emperour regarding the Refference of the Certificates which was refused, & feard when came would be unpleasant. I have received the honor of your Circular of 26t. August last & will...
8 March 1803, Gibraltar. No. 116. Refers to his last dispatch, no. 115 of 27 Feb. Swedish consul Wyk received an eleven-gun salute on his arrival at Tangier. “The King of Sweden has made him a Nobleman of the order of Wasaw [Vasa], and the Swedish Adl. has orders to go to Tangier to Enstal him.” Crews expected from Tetuán for the ship at Gibraltar have not yet arrived. Encloses a copy of a...
17 February 1803, Gibraltar. No. 114. “Since my last N: 113 under the 11: Int: [13 Feb. 1803] , orders is come to the Emperours Agent here to get the Ship in question ready for Sea and he further tells me Expects the Commander every moment from Tetuan with a Crew, and that She is at all events to go to Sea.” Adds in a postscript, “Three french Ships the Line are aback of the Rock with Troops...
By the Store Ship Stipleton who arrived the 7. Inst: from Baltimore with a Cargo of Provisions for the State Vessels, I received your few lines of 7. April last with sundry letters for Coll: Lear of Algier which will be forwarded. That for Lieut. Henly remains by me as has gone for the U. S. By said Conveyance I was honor’d with the Honl: Presidents Message to Congress for which am thankfull....
I had this honor the 17th. Inst. No. 114, where mentiond the Moorish Vessel in question being orderd to get ready for Sea. She has in Consequence been fitted out, only expects the Cap: & Crew to put to Sea, who were at Tetuan Collecting the Provisions. The agent here tells me one of the Emprs. Captains comes for her, & not the Tripolin. The Adams Cap. Campbell is Cruising in the Gutt. I This...
Deprived of the pleasure of hearing from you, since I had the honour of addressing you pr N: 66 & 67 by which I Communicated the arrival of the Schooner Philada. Packett Nathl. Noyes Master (and not Norris, as he first reported) with a Cargo of Tobacco Rice & flower, pretending to have been blown off the Coast of America, & was intended for Boston, said Schooner is, as I am informed, still in...
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...
19 August 1802, Gibraltar. No. 96. Encloses Simpson’s dispatches reporting the settlement of difficulties between U.S. and Morocco; the emperor has withdrawn orders for cruisers to attack American ships. “Comodor Morris in the Chesapeake & the Schooner Enterprize Saild yesterday for Leghorn with about 11 Sail of our Vessels, & near as many Swedes, he is also to take up those that are detaind...
6 April 1805, Gibraltar . No. 2. “I have not had the honor of hearing from you since my last rispects No. 1 under 25. of last Month nor has any thing new Occurrd so that the present serves to accompany the Inclosed dispatch [not found] received from Malta. “Captain Stewart in the Syren is now here, & will proceed for Tangier first fair Wind.” RC , two copies ( DNA : RG 59, CD , Gibraltar, vol....
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...
The Annexd being Detaind for want of Conveyance, I have now to Communicate the unplesant intelligence just received from a Respectable house at Barcelona to a Merchant at this place of the Algereins having declard Warr against the United States and Captured four Vessels as P Copy of his Paragraph under 2d: Instant; a Boat from Oran seems to Confirm said Account adding that Nine american...
Without the honour of any of your Commands, I beg leave to Confirm my last Respects No: 62 under date of 22d: October, when advised the arrival of the ship Leonidas Capn: Mc:Kinsie at Algeir at a very Seasonable time & that all was well, as that Coll. Lear had drawn on me for $7000 wch. are paid, having sent me £1500 Stg: in Bills on Messrs: Bearings of London to provide for same. I have Still...
9 September 1803, Gibraltar . No. 131. Enclosed in his no. 130 was a copy of Bainbridge to Simpson, reporting the capture of the Moroccan ship Mirboka (22 guns) and the retaking of the American brig Celia , Captain Dervin. “I sent Mr: Simpson Capn: Baimbridges Letter by an Express Boat who reachd him 18 hours before any other account got there.” Has learned that Simpson was confined one night...
Not being honourd with any of your Commands I beg leave to be referrd to my last adresses No: 33 under date 15th: Ins: I then mentiond what occurred with the Tunis Ambassador, & the Reports of the War s between his Country & Algeirs, which induced him to request of Capn: Candler to wait the arrival of the Constitution to request a Convoy of Capn: Campbell. I wrote him on the subject to Cadiz &...
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,...
I beg leave to have the honour of claiming your refference to the Copy of my last Communication herewith No. 65 under 30: Ulto: & to add on the Subject of the Schooner Philada. Packett, & that by the Register of the Vessel, the Master is called Nathaniel Noyes, & not Norris as reported at the health office. This I obtaind thro the information of a freend, but could get no other Particulars; He...
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,...
22 November 1803, Gibraltar. No. 137. Sends his no. 136 [15 Nov.] by this vessel also. There has been no political news since then. “You will have been informed by the Honourable Secretary of the Navy the disagreeable Occurrence which took place here between Comodor Prible & some British Commanders of Ships of Warr respecting Seamen.” The British officers have written to their government. “I...
The last Communication I had the honor to address you was under date 21th Inst. No. 29 accompanying Copys of my letters to Major Genl. Drummond the Commander in chief & this answer regarding his having prohibitted the Landing of Tobacco from the U. S. altho this is a free Port which he says he did in Virtue of Old regulations and acts of Parliament which I observed took place befor the...
21 August 1804, Gibraltar. No. 158. “I have not been honord with any of yours since I had the pleasure of adressing you the 9t: Inst: No: 157 . “On the Evening of the 12t: Instant arrived Commodor Barron and his Squadron, when I gave him all the Occurrencys of the times, they imediately Waterd and took in such Provisions & ca: as they stood in need of & could store. On the 15t: the Commodor in...
I beg leave to Confirm my last No. 131 under date 9th. Inst. Since then arrived Comodors Morris & Prible, with the latter Collonel Lear to all whom have made every Communication and as said Gentlemen now fully informs you & the Honl. Secretary of the Navy of every Occurrence I think it needless to enter into Repititions and only trouble you with an annexd Copy of a Letter from Mr. Anty. Terry...
23 February 1804, Gibraltar. No. 145. Last wrote on 10 Feb. reporting his receipt of a letter from Captain Thom and the news “of a Tripolin Cruiser being at Sea, which Occasiond the Argus Capn: Hull to go to Examine Cape d’Gatt & Cape Pallas.” Now informs JM of the arrival of the Citizen with gun carriages on 21 Feb. Thom delivered the original of JM’s letter of 2 Nov. 1803 . Directed the...
3 September 1802, Gibraltar. Refers JM to his last dispatch, no. 96 [19 Aug.] . A Moroccan crew arrived on 1 Sept. from Tetuán; “the report is they come to take away the Tripolin ship (laid up here) with the Emperours flag as his Property.” Has no late news from Simpson. The Boston is expected; the Adams is in port for repairs. “It is currently aserted that the Algereens have declard Warr...
Not being honourd with any of yours since my last of 4: Inst. Pr Copy herewith to which referr, The Commander in Chief continued inflexible in his Determination regarding Colonial Produce being only Cleard for England. The Tryals of the Quantigo Bay Cook has come on, also the Calisto both wch. have been Cleard, and with regard to the Neptune, one Eighth salvage has been alowd the Captors. We...
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 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...