§ From John Martin Baker
11 March 1803, New York. Wrote on 7 Mar. of his intention to sail for Gibraltar on 24 Mar. Acknowledges receipt of JM’s letter [not found] with his commission as U.S. consul at Majorca, Minorca, and Iviza, his instructions, and a blank bond, which has been filled out and is enclosed [not found]. Expresses thanks for JM’s friendship and protection.