From Thomas Auldjo, 1 August 1803
Cowes 1st. Augt. 1803
Inclosed I beg leave to send you copy of my last letter & also of the Light & harbour duties payable by American Ships at the ports within my Consulate.
The Blockade of the Elbe remains still established & I am sorry to have to advise that the Weser is also put und⟨er the⟩ same predicament, as announced ⟨by Lord⟩ Hawkesbury to Mr. Munroe.
Our harvest will begin this week & there is prospect of a great Crop of all grain. Wheat is 6/ a 6/3 bushel—fine flour 43/ a 44/ Sack of 280 pounds nett. I have the honor to be very respectfully Sir Your obd & hble Sert