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To seek permission to release the slave. , so I decided to leave the situation as is for the moment and later I would try to convince him to turn the slave over to me. I appeared before the justice of peace on my appointed date, taking copies of Thompson’s Digest, Florida Laws, and articles related to runaway slaves. Based on these legal precedents, I argued that the slave should be turned over to me. I presented the documents I had received from the owner of the slave in Cuba, which were authenticated by the American consul in Havana.
The consul described the predicament of Captain Fanouillaise as he tried to pay his debt to the wreckers. Captain Fanouillaise of the French frigate Circe tried to borrow money in Key West to pay for the salvaging operations of his vessel, but none of the local businessmen agreed to loan him the money because his vessel was too old. Even though her cargo of wood is valuable in Europe, here it is not worth very much. I have had to provide for him and the twenty-two crew members because the captain has not been able to raise any funds, but I cannot continue to take care of them.
In answer to your communication of this date, allow me to inform you that Mr. Hackley met with Captain Skinner and a copy of this interview will be forwarded to the secretary of state. During that meeting, Captain Skinner confirmed the information you related in your letter to me today. I will send you a copy of Mr. Hackley’s memorandum if you so desire. In view of your letter, you will not consider it irrelevant if I suggest to you that the subject matter of your letter does not, in my judgment, come within the scope of your functions as consul of her Majesty the Queen of Spain as the subject relates wholly to the execution of our own municipal laws, with which Spain can have no concern.