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Prohibiting the Exportation of Arms and Ammunition

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Date May 28, 1794
Author Name Alexander Hamilton (primary) Location: Treasury Department
Recipient Name [not available]
Summary (CIRCULAR) Notification of a temporary ban on the exportation of arms and ammunition. Enclosed is a translation of a Decree of the National Convention altering the national flag of France.
Document Format Printed Document Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Alexander Hamilton;
Related Places Treasury Department; France; ;
Keywords arms; ammunition; Decree of the National Convention [of France]; national flag of France; ;
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A Hamilton Esq. with the act prohibiting
the exportation of arms
Decree of the Convention
of France alternating the Flag
May 28, 1794
AN act has just passed the Legislature prohibiting for a limited time the exportation of arms and ammunition, &c. a copy of which is herewith enclosed for your Government.
I request that you will particularly enjoin it upon the proper officers to pay an immediate and strict attention to the due execution of the said act.
The enclosed is a translation of a Decree of the National Convention, making an alternation in the National Flag of France, which is transmitted for information.
With great consideration, I am, Sir, Your obedient servant
A Hamilton