Asylum

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CollectionGeorgia Department of Archives and History: Georgia Military Affairs, 1775. view image
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Date August 16, 1793
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name Governor Edward Telfair (primary)
Summary Presidential decision not to grant asylum to any armed vessel or privateer. Requests Governor's assistance in enforcing this new mandate.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Edward Telfair; Henry Knox; privateer; Executive; George Washington; President; parties at war; militia; ;
Related Places War Department; Georgia; ports; harbor; Charleston; South Carolina; Philadelphia; Delaware; ;
Keywords privateers; armed vessel; cruiser; asylum; early departure; vessel; ship; seized; transmit in writing; cases; Citizen Genet; Sans Culottes; Vanqueur de Bastille; Petit Democrat; Caramagnole; ;
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