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

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

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.

People: Adams, John, 1735-1826.
Pickering, Timothy

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Keywords/Subjects: President, Quasi-war, Military History, France, Global History and Civics, Foreign Affairs, Slavery, Caribbean, Maritime, Navy, African American History, Vice President

Sub Era: The Early Republic