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Suspension of the Evacuation of These Posts

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: 5th Cong, Senate, Exec Messages, RG46 view image
Document Information
Date May 3, 1797
Author Name Don Manuel Gayoso de Lemos (primary) Location: Natchez
Recipient Name Lieutenant Piercy Smith Pope (primary)
Summary Gayoso de Lemos assures Lieutenant Pope that political reasons require a minimal and temporary Spanish presence in United States territory and no disrespect is intended by the King of Spain.
Document Format Letterbook Copy
Document Notes Document 15 in Report of the Secretary of War to the President, 06/30/1797.
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Related Persons/Groups Lieutenant Piercy Pope; Don Manuel Gayoso de Lemos, Brigadier General and Governor of Natchez; Commander General of the Province; my General in Chief; the King, my master; Catholic Majesty; ;
Related Places Natchez; dominions of His Majesty; terrotory of the United States; ;
Keywords attack from British Canada; friendship of the United States; expedition; political reasons; evacuation of posts; treaty; harmony; immediate communication; ;
Key Phrases attack from British Canada; friendship of the United States; expedition; political reasons; evacuation of posts; treaty; harmony; immediate communication;
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