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Caramanli, Ahmet (fl. 1808-1809) to George Davis re: satisfaction with opportunity in Derna [?] [in Italian]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02794.130 Author/Creator: Caramanli, Ahmet (fl. 1808-1809) Place Written: Malta Type: Manuscript document Date: 1809/02/19 Pagination: 2 p. 23 x 19 cm

Summary of Content: Scribal copy bound together with GLC 2794.118, .120-.124, .128-.133, .135-.145 and .147-.151. (Letter #13 in bound volume.)


Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Global History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGovernment and CivicsDiplomacyBarbary CoastBarbary PiratesBarbary WarsAfricaPirates

Sub Era: The Age of Jefferson & Madison

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