American Treatment of Armed French Vessels

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Date December 30, 1800
Author Name Benjamin Stoddert (primary) Location: Navy Department
Recipient Name Commodore Barry (primary)
Summary Despite the fact that a treaty with the French Republic is before the U. S. Senate, Secretary of the Navy Stoddert orders Barry to treat French armed vessels as hostile so long as they continue their depredations against American trading vessels.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Partially illegible.
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Related Persons/Groups Commodore Barry; Benjamin Stoddert; prisoners; ;
Related Places Navy Department;
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