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Legal inquiry regarding incursions into Spanish territory in Florida

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CollectionHistorical Society Of Pennsylvania: Rawle Papers view image
Document Information
Date November 24, 1795
Author Name Timothy Pickering (primary) Location: Department of State
Recipient Name William Rawle (primary) Location: Department of State
Summary Some Spanish subjects, along with Americans from Georgia made expedition into Florida, took a Spanish fort, killed Spanish soldiers, stole property. Spanish government has complained. Asks questions regarding the nature of punishment; what to do about the Spanish subjects in Georgia; what instructions to give the military commander in Georgia if he finds the offenders.
Document Format Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups William Rawle; Timothy Pickering; Americans; Spanish soldiers; military commander; Catholic Majesty; courts; US attorney; Crown; civil officers; ;
Related Places Department of State; Department of State; Spanish Fort; Georgia; Florida; Spain; ;
Keywords seized; punished; killed; crime; punishment; ;
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