BAKER, John Martin, American Consul, Palma. 17395

£100

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Autograph Letter Signed, as American Consul at Palma, to Robert Mitford, Commander of His Britannic Majesty’s Sloop, Espoir, raising the case of John Williamson, who is claiming to be an American citizen, born in Suffolk, State of Virginia, and requesting his immediate release from detention aboard the Espoir. 2 pp. 10 x 8 inches, a little dusty, in good condition. United States Consulate, Palma [Balearic Islands}, 3 October 1810. John Martin Baker, “Consul of the United States of America for the Balearick Islands”, noted as a correspondent with James Madison and Thomas Jefferson on consular matters.