James Madison Papers

To James Madison from George Gibbs and Walter Channing, 30 June 1801 (Abstract)

§ From George Gibbs and Walter Channing

30 June 1801, Newport. Transmits papers concerning the capture of ship Hercules Courtenay by a Spanish gunboat and a French privateer and the legal proceedings at Algeciras. Complains that blockade of Gibraltar has not existed in fact but has served as pretext to plunder property of neutral nations.

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