Brett discusses war with Spain to Knox

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Date July 7, 1790
Author Name P. Brett (primary) Location: London
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary Letter, discusses prospects of war with Spain.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; P Brett; General Maunsell; General Knox; John Maunsell; Dutch Fleet; Spaniards; France; national assembly; Spanish ambassador; ;
Related Places London; England; Madrid, Spain; Portsmouth; St. James'; Halifax; ;
Keywords voyage; war; fleet; army; sail of the line; frigates; dispute; expense; ;
Key Phrases Ever since the beginning of May last we have been in daily expectation of a war with Spain;
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