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Regarding French Privateers, Barbary Piracy, & Ships' Planks

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CollectionHistorical Society Of Pennsylvania: Joshua Humphreys Correspondence view image
Document Information
Date July 7, 1800
Author Name Benjamin Stoddert (primary) Location: Navy Department
Recipient Name Joshua Humphreys (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Discusses the stopping of the ship Delaware at Newcastle, on account of some French mischief; also declares that the precise state of the "Algerian business" [piracy by the Barbary states] is unknowable. Asks that planks for shipbuilding be provided for without delay.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Joshua Humphreys; Benjamin Stoddert; Harrison; French; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Navy Department; New Castle; ;
Keywords Delaware; mischief; ship; plank; ;
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