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Notification of Various Issues, Including Congress' Refusal to Declare War on France

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CollectionLibrary of Congress: John Barry Collection view image
Document Information
Date July 13, 1798
Author Name Benjamin Stoddert (primary) Location: Navy Department
Recipient Name Captain John Barry (primary)
Summary Informs Barry of various matters -- including information about another ship, the health of his wife, and the closing of Congress without an official declaration of war against France.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups John Barry; Benjamin Stoddert;
Related Places Navy Department;
Keywords ship; wife; health; declaration of war; ;
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