Madrid March 14th. 1807
I lose no time in transmitting to you a decree issued by this government in conformity with the Imperial blockade decree, of which I ⟨re⟩ceived the first notice from Cadiz on the 12th. Inst; and I send it as published in the Madrid Gazette of last Evening, where it is preceeded by a paragraph worthy of remark: By the next ⟨po⟩st I shall have the honor of addressing you ⟨mo⟩re particularly upon this, & other subjects ⟨co⟩nnected with our affairs here With perfect Respect & Consideration Sir, Your very obt. St.
George W. Erving
DNA: RG 59--DD-Diplomatic Despatches, Spain.