Privateer Prize

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Date August 19, 1793
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name Thomas Mifflin (primary) Location: Pennsylvania
Summary Directs vessels returned to owners; discusses privateers.
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Related Persons/Groups Thomas Mifflin; Henry Knox; privateers; Trumble; President of the United States; Masters or Owners; Minister of the Power; ;
Related Places Pennsylvania; War Department; Mud Island; ;
Keywords prizes; vessels; little Democrat; captures; property; privateers unlawfully equipd; ;
Key Phrases directed me to request that you would please to cause the said vessels to be restored to their late masters or owners at the time they were so captured together with all the property belonging to them; prizes be delivered to the order of the minister of the power to which the said prizes belonged at the time they were captured;
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