§ From John Martin Baker
3 October 1803, Palma. Announces his “safe arrival at Palma” on 19 Sept. and his favorable reception by the commander in chief and the heads of departments. Plans “in a few days” to visit Minorca and “Yvica” [Ibiza] and to “appoint the necessary Vice: Consuls.” Will “transmit the list of American Vessels, arrived and Sailed from these Islands, up to end of June last” in his next. Has nothing interesting of a “Political, or Commercial” nature to communicate.