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Instructions Inclosed, Pilot Boats Dispatched

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PublicationUnited States Office of Naval Records and Library [Dudley Knox]. Naval Documents Related to the Quasi-War between the United States and France: Naval Operations from February 1797 to December 1801. 7 Vols. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1935-1938. (no image)
Document Information
Date May 28, 1798
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Captain Richard Dale (primary)
Summary McHenry has sent two pilot boats, one south and one east, carrying instructions for Dale in case he has left the Bay. McHenry is relying on Dale's zeal and courage to ensure execution of the instruction, and he sends Dale and his crew his best wishes.
Document Format Modern Printed Transcription of Letter/Document
Document Notes Printed: Naval Documents Related to the Quasi-War between the United States and France, vol 1, p 89.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Captain Richard Dale; James McHenry; your Officers and Crew; ;
Related Places Capes of Delaware; the Bay; Philadelphia;
Keywords pilot boats; instructions; cruise; prompt vigorous and effectual execution of these instructions; utmost confidence; ;
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