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Bernardo de Hacerda, Jose to Tobias Lear re: [immorality of the Algerian government ?] [in French]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02794.152 Author/Creator: Bernardo de Hacerda, Jose Place Written: Algiers, Algeria Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1809/08/19 Pagination: 3 p. + docket 25.6 x 19.1 cm

Summary of Content: Docketed on verso.


Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

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

Sub Era: The Age of Jefferson & Madison

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