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Procedure for Returning Ships Brought as Prizes into U.S. Ports By French Privateers

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CollectionConnecticut Historical Society: Jonathan Trumbull Jr. Papers view image
Document Information
Date August 16, 1793
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name Samuel Huntington (primary) Location: Connecticut
Summary Referring to the privateers mentioned in the U.S.-French agreement concerning French ships in U.S. ports, Knox directs that any prizes brought by French privateers into Connecticut ports be given back to the command of their sailing masters, or consuls from the ship's country.
Document Format Letter Signed
Document Notes The collection duplicates itself.
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Related Persons/Groups Sam Huntington; Henry Knox; President; George Washington; privateers; Masters; Owners; Consul; ;
Related Places Connecticut; War Department;
Keywords privateers; prizes; restored; captured; ;
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