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Davis, George (fl. 1803-1811) to Ahmet Bashaw Caramanli re: preparation for Ahmet's departure to Derna

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02794.135 Author/Creator: Davis, George (fl. 1803-1811) Place Written: Tripoli Type: Manuscript document Date: 1809/03/19 Pagination: 1 p. 23 x 19 cm

Summary of Content: Davis introduces Hadge Hamet Massen, who is preparing Sidi Ahmet's trip to Derna, and bringing "the arms, cloathing [sic] &ca which your Excellency desired." Scribal copy bound together with GLC 2794.118, .120-.124, .128-.133, .135-.145 and .147-.151. (Letter #18 in bound volume.)

Full Transcript: 18.
George Davis Consul of the United States of America-
To His Excellency Ahmet Bashaw Caramanli:-

Hadge Hamet Massen, who will present this letter to your Excellency, repairs to Malta ...for the purpose of making all the arrangements necessary to your embarcation [sic] for Derna; and he is also charged with the arms, cloathing [sic] etc. which your Excellency desired.
I have only to repeat my best sincerest wishes for your Excellency's health and happiness, and I shall derive a distinguished satisfaction by a communication to this effect on your Excellency's arrival at Derna.

With profound respect
I have the honor to be
Your Excellency's
Mo[st]: Ob[edien]t. serv[an]t.

(signed) George Davis

Tripoli March 19. 1809.
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Sub Era: The Age of Jefferson & Madison

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