From John Gavino, 17 February 1803
Gibraltar 17. february 1803
Since my last No. 113 under the 11: Inst., orders is come to the Emperours Agent here to get the Ship in question ready for Sea and he further tells me Expects the Commander every moment from Tetuan with a Crew, and that She is at all events to go to Sea. I have the honor to be with respect Sir Your most obedt. and most he. Servt.
Three french Ships the Line are aback of the Rock with Troops bound to the Westward.