Mr. Hunter to Mr. McMath
Sir: Your despatches, Nos 23 and 24, the latter dated the 6th ultimo, have been received, and the course pursued by you concerning the subject to which they refer, the erection of the new light-house on Cape Spartel, is approved. Pursuant to the request contained in your No. 23, a full power is herewith enclosed authorizing you to treat upon a footing with the representatives of other foreign powers at Tangiers with regard to the maintenance of the said light, &c. Notice of the time of illumination which had been agreed upon, the 15th ultimo, will be communicated to the Light-house Board, and will also be duly made public.
I am, sir, your obedient servant,
Jesse H. McMath, Esq., &c., &c., Tangiers.