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Davis, George (fl. 1803-1811) to Ahmet Bashaw Caramanli re: sovereignty as ruler of Derna

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02794.125 Author/Creator: Davis, George (fl. 1803-1811) Place Written: Tripoli Type: Manuscript document Date: 1809/01/15 Pagination: 2 p. 23 x 19 cm

Summary of Content: Davis informs Caramanli that through his work, in cooperation with the efforts of Caramanli's nephew, the Bey of Tripoli, "I feel no doubt but that the sovereignty of Derna with it's [sic] revenues may be obtained for you, and confirmed to your heirs forever." Scribal copy bound together with GLC 2794.118, .120-.124, .128-.133, .135-.145 and .147-.151. (Letter #8 in bound volume.)

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Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Global History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGovernment and CivicsDiplomacyBarbary CoastBarbary PiratesBarbary WarsAfricaPiratesChildren and FamilyFinanceTaxes or TaxationChildren and Family

Sub Era: The Age of Jefferson & Madison

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