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Hancock, John (1737-1793) Congress's proposed ship's passport

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08115 Author/Creator: Hancock, John (1737-1793) Place Written: s.l. Type: Manuscript document signed Date: circa 1776 Pagination:

Summary of Content: Certifying Congress's proposed ship's passport, which became part of the 1778 Treaty of Amity and Commerce with France, the Nation's first treaty with a foreign power in the hand of Charles Thompson

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Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Continental CongressCongressAmerican StatesmenMaritimeRevolutionary WarTreatyFranceGlobal History and CivicsForeign Affairs

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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