James Madison Papers

To James Madison from John Gavino, 14 October 1803 (Abstract)

§ From John Gavino

14 October 1803, Gibraltar. No. 134. “I confirm what [I] had the honor of adressing you yesterday [not found] by the bearer still here & only affords me time to accompany the dispatches herewith from Consul Simpson &ca. confirming matters being arranged with the Emperour received by our Sloop of War Syren. Comodor Prible still at Tanger, the John Adams & New York left it for this place, but not yet arrived.” Adds in a postscript: “Consul Simpson has drawn on me for $1000 & sent a draft on you for same.”

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