Viewing 1–11 of 11 documents: "Franco Gelabert"

Date Title Author Recipient Summary
June 18, 1800 Note from the Chiefs of the Creek Nation Franco Gelabert Benjamin Hawkins Gelabert has received Hawkins' letter inclosing a note from the Chief of the Creek Nations to the Spanish government in Florida.
June 18, 1800 Report on expedition to Appalatcha Franco Gelabert Benjamin Hawkins From Pensacola, Gelabert reports of an unexpected surrender at St. Marks Fort. Mr. Ferguson the secretary to Mr. Bowles the adventurer, who ran away with captain of Brig Sheerwater, which had been captured by Indians.
July 10, 1800 Letter to the Secretary at War Benjamin Hawkins Samuel Dexter Hawkins discusses the naval bombardment of the fort at St. Mark's on the Apalachee River and encloses a letter from the Spanish Governor of West Florida.
June 18, 1800 Regarding the surrender of the fort at St. Marks, Florida, and plans to retake Franco Gelabert Benjamin Hawkins Gelabert provides intelligence on the surrender of the fort at St Marks at Appalache Bay, Florida. Bowles ran away with Captain of Brig Sheerwater, which indians had captured. Discusses plans by Spanish officer Vicente Folch to form expedition to retake the fort.
November 25, 1797 Concerning impressment and Franco-American relations James McHenry William Vans Murray Discusses impressment and Franco-American relations with the U.S. Minister to the Netherlands. Alludes to a general apathy in the House of Representatives on the issue. Concludes with a brief note on Spanish relations.
November 26, 1797 Concerning Franco-American relations and upcoming negotiations James McHenry Uriah Forrest Discusses eroding Franco-American relations and attacks the opposition party in Congress who he believes are working for the benefit of the French Directory, arguing that it strengthens France's position against the United States. McHenry alludes to the upcoming negotiations with France that will ultimately become the XYZ Affair, quoting Charles Cotesworth Pinckney who worries that successful...
May 23, 1797 Appointment as minister plenipotentiary to the Netherlands James McHenry William Vans Murray Regarding Murray's appointment as minister plenipotentiary to the Netherlands. McHenry also discusses Franco-American relations and foreign relations.
1797 Concerning Franco-American relations and the ambassador to France James McHenry [not available] McHenry considers the possibility that French colonists in the West Indies will begin demanding from their mother country that freer and more liberal trade with the United States be allowed. McHenry then contemplates how this development would play out with Charles Cotesworth Pinckney - the U.S. Minister to France - involved, who McHenry claims has neither the authority nor instruction to improve...
July 10, 1800 Success of Expedition; William Augustus Bowles Benjamin Hawkins Samuel Dexter Letter, discusses expedition along southern frontier. Deputation from the nation went down the Chattahootchee River. Ships cannonaded the St. Marks fort. Mentions William Augustus Bowles and the taking of goods by Indians.
May 21, 1797 Memorandum regarding Franco-American relations James McHenry William Loughton Smith Memorandum on Franco-American relations; McHenry concludes that France is in a difficult spot and is unlikely to have the ability to garner a fleet for war against the United States.
July 10, 1800 Regarding the surrender of the fort at St. Marks, Florida, and plans to retake Benjamin Hawkins Franco Gelabert From Fort Wilkinson, Hawkins discusses the unexpected surrender of Fort St. Marks and notes that this has emboldened the mischief makers and encouraged plunder and conquest of Floridas. Hawkins says that the efforts by Vicente Folch to recover the fort will intimidate the mischief makers. Refers to pacific mission of Creeks who are to meet with the Seminoles. Reports that he has heard the...