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CollectionPierpont Morgan Library: Gilder Lehrman Collection view image
Document Information
Date August 16, 1793
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name John Hancock (primary)
Summary Directs actions to recover captured prizes.
Document Format Letter Signed
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Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups John Hancock; Henry Knox; President of the United States; privateers; Consul; ;
Related Places War Department; Massachusetts; ;
Keywords privateers; prizes; ;
Key Phrases President of the United States; your Excellency; privateers specified in my letter; bring or send any prizes into any harbour or part of the state; prizes to be restored to the persons who were masters or owners at the time of their being captured; Consul; the power to which the prize belonged; time of its capture; delivered; orders;

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