James Madison Papers

To James Madison from John Gavino, 21 May 1803

From John Gavino, 21 May 1803

No. 121

Gibraltar 21st: May 1803


Not having been honord with any of yours, I crave refference to my last dispatch No. 120 under 5h: Inst. Since then have heard nothing of Commodor Morris or our frigates.

I herewith Inclose you a dispatch from Consul Simpson of Tanger, & Copy of one recieved from Consul OBrion of Algier dated 20h: Ulto. to which please be referrd.

I have a letter from Sir Peter Wyk the Swedish Consul at Tanger, who has returnd from seeing the Emperour, & tells me his mission has ended to his entire satisfaction. I have the honor to be with respect, Sir Your most obedient & most he: Servt.

John Gavino

A french three Dutch Ships, a frigate and Corvet with five Transports lately passd hence from the East.

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