James Madison Papers

To James Madison from John Gavino, 30 January 1802

From John Gavino, 30 January 1802

No. 81

Gibraltar 30th. January 1802.


My last dispatch was No. 81 to which refer being since then, with out any of yours.

I have now to hand you anexd Extract of a Letter received Yesterday from Consul Simpson of Tanger regarding the Commander of the Tripolin Ship laid up here, who went to see the Emperour of Morrocco, which I have Comunicated to Capn. Bainbridge of the Essex now at Anchor in Algesiras Bay, also to all our Consuls. I have the honor to be Sir Your most obedt. and most h. St.

John Gavino

Extract of a Letter recieved from James Simpson Esqr: Consul of the U.S. of America at Tanger dated 27. January 1802. Vizt.

“Araez Amer has returned from Fetz to Tetuan with an order for Men and Provisions to Navigate his Ship Home, so that you must be on the look out for his arrival at Gibraltar.

“I have just been with the Governor on the Subject and hope the Execution of this order will At least be suspended.

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