Smith, Henry W. (1836-1869) [Letters of marque and reprisal authorizing Silas Dinsmore to seize Mexican ships]
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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04255 Author/Creator: Smith, Henry W. (1836-1869) Place Written: San Felipe de Austin, Texas Type: Document signed Date: 2 December 1835 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 31.5 x 51.1 cm
Privateering document, printed and signed by Henry Smith as Governor of Texas, countersigned by Charles B. Stewart as Secretary. Document with decorative border printed by Baker & Bordens, San Felipe de Austin. Features paper seal. Docket on verso. References: Dienst, The Navy of the Republic of Texas, 14-18, Streeter 99-100; Texas Handbook I: 504.
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