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Foreign Policy

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CollectionNew York State Archives: Governor George Clinton Papers view image
Document Information
Date August 7, 1793
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name George Clinton (primary) Location: New York
Summary Letter, discusses policy concerning prizes allegedly taken with the limits of the protection of the United States.
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].
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups George Clinton; Henry Knox; President of the United States; France; Consul of France; Admiralty; ;
Related Places New York; War Department; United States; France; ports; ;
Keywords prizes; allegations; ;
Key Phrases general Government; case any of the vessels; shall send any prizes into our ports; which proper allegations shall be made as having been taken within the; protection of the United States; prize shall remain; of the Consul of France; execution of the United; French Counsel shall reside; and if the Admiralty; possession of such prize, then your Excellency will; to the means pointed out in my letter of the; the case with the evidences in writing; of the President of the United States;

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