Charges of Piracy

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Date August 19, 1800
Author Name Jeremiah Condy (primary) Location: Georgetown, Columbia
Recipient Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Capt. Merchant is facing charges of piracy though Condy doubts his guilt. If the charges are upheld, it is doubtful that the vessel and its cargo will be released. If the charges are proven false, Merchant will regain possession of the vessel and its cargo. Samuel Hodgdon's son is involved.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Samuel Hodgdon; Jeremiah Condy; Mr. Page, Deputy Collector of Alexandria; Captain Merchant; Attorney General; Charles Lee, Attorney General; your son; underwriters; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Georgetown; Columbia; District of Columbia; Alexandria; ;
Keywords affidavit; accusation of piracy; piracy; extreme doubt; vessel; real dangers; money; no compensation; tackle; guns; ammunition; cargo; ;
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