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Military Force Authorized

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Source Name Image(s)
CollectionPublic Records Office: FO 5/2 Foreign Office Corres view image
Document Information
Date July 31, 1793
Author Name Henry Knox (primary)
Recipient Name Phineas Bond (primary)
Summary Executive Dept. authorized an augmentation to vessels for increased military support against foreign war ships in U.S. ports.
Document Format Copy of Signed Document
Document Notes Cited in Knox to Bond, 08/01/1793.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Phineas Bond; Henry Knox; foreign; John Stagg; President of the United States; George Washington; belligerent powers; Secretary of State; Thomas Jefferson; inspector; master warder; deputy collector; British subjects; His British Majesty's Minister Plenipotentiary; ;
Related Places port; Philadelphia;
Keywords ship; detention; vessel; augmentation of force; permitted in our ports; report; guns; swivel guns; gun carriages; portholes; offense; dispositions; British vessels; cause of offense; solid ground of expectation; additional hands; clearance; ;
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