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Davis, George (fl. 1803-1811) to Sidi Hamed.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02794.145 Author/Creator: Davis, George (fl. 1803-1811) Place Written: Tripoli Type: Manuscript document Date: 1809/05/24 Pagination: 1 p. 23 x 19 cm

Summary of Content: Congratulations on new Tripolitan minister [in Italian], response to GLC 2794.150. (Letter #28 in bound volume.)

People: Davis, George
Hamed, Sidi

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Government and CivicsDiplomacyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyAfricaBarbary CoastBarbary WarsPiratesBarbary Pirates

Sub Era: The Age of Jefferson & Madison

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