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Pickering, Timothy (1745-1829) to Oliver Ellsworth re: asking advice in interpreting treaty on privateering

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04875 Author/Creator: Pickering, Timothy (1745-1829) Place Written: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1796/06/30 Pagination: 2 p. 25.4 x 20 cm

Summary of Content: Discusses the sale of prizes taken from the British by the French which violates the 24th Article of Jay's Treaty (1794) with Britain.


Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Government and CivicsGlobal History and CivicsForeign AffairsTreatyJay's TreatyNavyMaritimeDiplomacyPrivateeringFranceCommerceQuasi-warMerchants and Trade

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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