From John Gavino, 14 October 1803
Gibraltar 14. Octr. 1803
I confirm what had the honor of adressing you yesterday 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. I have the honor to be with respect, Sir Your most Obdt. & most he: Servt:
Consul Simpson has drawn on me for $1000 & sent a draft on you for same which ⟨i⟩s very uncertain ⟨w⟩hen may pass it but if had Credit on London Cash is always to be Commanded.