James Madison Papers

To James Madison from John Gavino, 10 May 1802 (Abstract)

§ From John Gavino

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 Malta1 and copy of paragraph from 7 May letter from Consul Simpson at Tangier.2 The case of arms sent by Rufus King for Tunis will be shipped by the Constellation, which sails 11 May.

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