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"Ann and Susan" Taken by the "Little Diamond"

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CollectionLibrary of Congress: Thomas Jefferson Papers view image
Document Information
Date August 22, 1793
Author Name Thomas Jefferson (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary Jefferson has learned that the ship "Ann and Susan," belonging to William Nelson, citizen of New York, with 100 passengers on board, has been taken by the French armed vessel "Little Diamond" and brought into New Castle, Delaware.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Partially illegible.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; Thomas Jefferson; ship "Ann and Susan"; William Nelson; passengers; French; Little Diamond; Secretary of War; ;
Related Places New Castle; Delaware; France; Philadelphia;
Keywords armed vessel; ;
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