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Adams, John (1735-1826) re: permitting French ship to depart U.S. during undeclared Quasi-War

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06930 Author/Creator: Adams, John (1735-1826) Place Written: Philadelphia Type: Letter signed Date: 1798/10/22 Pagination: 1 p. + docket

Summary of Content: This document grants a French ship permission to depart the U.S. en route to a French slave colony, St. Domingo, during the undeclared naval war with France. The text is written in the hand of Timothy Pickering.

Background Information:

People: Adams, John, 1735-1826
Pickering, Timothy, 1745-1829

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: PresidentQuasi-warMilitary HistoryFranceGlobal History and CivicsForeign AffairsSlaveryCaribbeanMaritimeNavyAfrican American HistoryVice President

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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