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Incessant Harassment of the Executive

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Source Name Image(s)
CollectionLibrary of Congress: Thomas Jefferson Papers view image
CollectionPrinted Version only (no image)
PublicationSyrett, Harold C., ed. The Papers of Alexander Hamilton. 27 Vols. New York: Columbia University Press, 1961-87. (no image)
Document Information
Date July 29, 1793
Author Name George Washington (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Heads of the Departments (primary)
Summary Washington asks the heads of the department to reconsider the expediency of directing the Custom House officers to be attentive to arming and equipping vessels other than for offensive and defensive purposes. Unless this is done, the excecutive will be incessantly harassed with complaints.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes [not available]
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Related Persons/Groups Heads of the Department; George Washington; Attorney General; Edmund Randolph; Custom House officers; Governor; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; several ports; ;
Keywords arming or equipping vessels; vessels; customs houses; offensive or defensive; incessantly harassed; ;
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