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Charles Pinckney is inquiring if there will be a ship available to take that will set sail from Lisbon, Portugal to the United States within a month to six weeks. Pickney has heard that the current fleets are to set sail for Jamaica and seeks confirmation. Pinckney was ambassador to Spain during part of the Jefferson administration. 14 July 1805.
Dear Sir As I am now returning soon to America I wish much to know if I can depend upon some good large convenient Ship from Lisbon that may be going in a month or six weeks to the United States & which will in your opinion be sufficiently convenient for me to go in. We have nothing new here except a report that the combined fleets are gone to Jamaica which at present wants confirmation -- a little time will show -- I will thank you to send the inclosed by a different vessel from that my last Dispatch went in & to believe me With respect & regard always Dear Sir Yours Truly Charles P Pinckney July 14: 1805 Madrid To William Jarvis Esquire To William Jarvis Esquire American Consul in Lisbon
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Charles Pinckney, William Jarvis, Madrid, Spain, Lisbon, Jamiaca, American Consul in Lisbon, 14 July 1805
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