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The above is a Copy of my last of the 3d. Insta. ⅌ the arina, Via Philadelphia, since which I have not been honored w ith any of your favors. In some of my former Letters I mentioned, that from the great extent of Sea-Coast within my Consular District, I had found it necessary to appoint five different Agents to act for me at the Principal Ports Vizt. Saml. Bonfill Esqr. for Exeter, Stephen...
28 July 1803 . Has not heard from JM since he last wrote on 10 July . Encloses newspapers and a London price current; “the picture they draw is not the most exact resemblance of truth, yet they serve in some degree to shew the State & course of Public affairs.” “One would suppose from them that the War is popular but I must confess to you that my judgment fails me greatly if this is really the...
10 July 1803, Bristol . Since his last letter of 10 Mar. has received JM’s circular of 9 Apr. , enclosing the laws of the U.S. passed in 1802. Was charged £2 16 s . 10 d ., as the volume was sent by post from Liverpool; if it had been sent by coach, it would have cost £2 6 s . Mentions this circumstance so that “the like may be guarded against in future.” Observed by a 3 Mar. resolution of the...
I have already had the pleasure of writing to you by this conveyance, and as the Vessel is now on the point of Sailing I have only a moment left to enclose you the London Gazette Extraordinary, of yesterday’s date, containg. an Acct. of the Signing of the Definitive Treaty of Peace, at Amiens, on the 27h. Instt. I also now enclose a few News-Papers in addition to those I before sent, likewise...
24 July 1802, Bristol. Transmits a copy of his letter of 13 July . Despite cold, wet weather, reports of approaching harvest are “not unfavorable.” “You will no doubt before this can reach you have heard that the Emperor of Morocco has compelled Mr. Simpson the American Consul, to quit his dominions & declared War against the United States.” Forwards a letter from Rufus King and encloses...
I had the pleasure of writing to y ou on the 21s. Ulto. ⅌ the Brutus, Via New York, with Duplicate ⅌ the Abigail, to Philadelphia, since which I have not been honoured with any of your favors. The Present serves merely to hand you the annex ed Copies of Letters, the Originals of which I this day recd. by the British Ship, Mohawk, from Malta. Advices from Egypt to the 22d. of Marh bring Ac cts....
20 March 1802, Bristol. Transmits a copy of his letter of 3 Mar. and four letters from Rufus King; encloses newspapers and a London price current. “The Season here for Agricultural pursuits was never more favorable than at present, nor do I recollect the fields at any former period so early in the year, wearing a more promising appearance.” RC ( DNA : RG 59, CD , Bristol, vol. 2). 1 p. Written...
29 August 1804, Bristol. “The preceding is a Copy of my last respects of the 12h. Ulto. ⅌ the New-York Packet Capt. Webb, since which period I have not been Honored with any of your favors. The prospect we then had of an abundant Harvest has since more materially changed, as it is now very generally reported it will be very deficient, in consequence of which Wheat & other grain are rapidly...
The Preceding is a Copy of my last of the 17th. of Decr. since which I have not had the pleasure of hearing from you. Enclosed you will be pleased to receive Accts. of Imports & Exports by American Vessels, within my District for the half–Year ending the 31st. of Decr. last. You will also receive here with some of our latest News–Papers, likewise a London Price-Current, to which I beg leave to...
3 October 1801, Bristol. Transmits latest newspapers and encloses a letter from King containing word that peace preliminaries were just signed between Great Britain and France. Though terms are not yet revealed, has been informed that Great Britain will retain Cape of Good Hope and Ceylon but Egypt and Malta will be restored to their former owners. Encloses London prices current but expects...