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Disarming Privateer Vessels in U.S. Ports

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CollectionHistorical Society Of Pennsylvania: Dreer Collection view image
Document Information
Date May 18, 1794
Author Name Alexander Hamilton (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Henry Lee (primary) Location: Virginia
Summary Due to the recent events surrounding a privateer vessel, President issued proclamation that ordered all privateer vessels now in port to be stripped of their weapons.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Governor Henry Lee; Alexander Hamilton; privateer; Secretary of War; President United States; George Washington; Governor of Virginia; ;
Related Places Virginia; Philadelphia; port; France; ;
Keywords weapons; French Privateers; military equipment; asylum; ;
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