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Detained Frigate

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CollectionNew York State Archives: Governor George Clinton Papers view image
Document Information
Date August 2, 1793
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name George Clinton (primary)
Summary Discusses case of prize taken by French Frigate.
Document Format Letterbook Copy
Document Notes This document is a surviving fragment of the George Clinton Papers, which suffered extensive damage in a 1911 fire in the State Capitol [New York]. Cited in Knox to Clinton, 08/08/1793.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups George Clinton; Henry Knox; President of the United States; France; George Washington; Captain; ;
Related Places War Department; New York.;
Keywords treaty; treaty with France; communications; ship Catherine; ship; frigate; prize; ;
Key Phrases has directed me to make the following; that if the vessel mentioned in your; New York by; Frigate be a prize taken; aught not to be detained but ordered to; have left; a reasonable delay; be not a prize; appointed for; relatively; conduct of the; ship will be; attended to.

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