Nilsen, N. C.
Autograph letter signed
Title: to Samuel Barron re: Tripoli minister's desire to re-establish peace with U.S.
Nilsen was the Danish Consul to Tripoli. Commodore Barron was the commander of the U.S. Naval forces in the Mediterranean. "Sidi Muhamed Dghies is desirous of a peace and . . . his health and particularly the state of his eyes, will oblige him to retire with his family in a short time . . . he is afraid that being absent he Shall not be able so easily to suscitate in the mind of the Bashaw equal peaceful sentiments with his own." Docketed on first page.