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Langford, William (fl. 1805) to Tobias Lear re: congratulations on peace treaty

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02794.072 Author/Creator: Langford, William (fl. 1805) Place Written: Tripoli Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1805/06/05 Pagination: 1 p. + docket 18 x 8 cm

Summary of Content: "I am . . . to congratulate you on the happy restoration of the Peace between your Country, the United States of America, and His Excellency the Bashaw of Tripoli." Langford was the British Consul to Tripoli.

Full Transcript: Tripoli in the West
June the 5th - 1805

I am to acknowledge the receipt of your note of yesterday; and have the honor to congratulate you on the happy ...restoration of the Peace between your country, the United States of America, and His Excellency the Bashaw of Tripoli.
I have the honor to be with the highest respect & consideration
Your most obedient
Humble servant
Willm. Wass Langford
The Britannia Majesty's Consul General

Tobias Lear Esqr
Commissioner for negotiating
a peace between the United
States of America & His
Excellency the Bashaw
of Tipoli.

W.W. Langford Esq.
5 June 1805
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Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Global History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyMilitary HistoryBarbary CoastBarbary PiratesBarbary WarsAfricaGovernment and CivicsTreatyPeacePirates

Sub Era: The Age of Jefferson & Madison

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