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Book/Printed Material In Congress, May 2, 1780 : Instructions to the captains and commanders of private armed vessels which shall have commissions or letters of marque and reprisal.

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Title

  • In Congress, May 2, 1780 : Instructions to the captains and commanders of private armed vessels which shall have commissions or letters of marque and reprisal.

Names

  • United States. Continental Congress.
  • Thomson, Charles, 1729-1824.
  • Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790, printer.
  • Continental Congress Broadside Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • [Passy, France : Benjamin Franklin, 1781]

Headings

  • -  Privateering--United States
  • -  Prize law--United States
  • -  France--Passy

Genre

  • Broadsides--France--Passy--1781
  • Broadsheet format (Printing)--France--Passy--1781

Notes

  • -  Signed on p. [2]: Extract from the minutes, Charles Thomson, secretary.
  • -  Originally published: Philadelphia : David Claypoole, 1780.
  • -  Imprint from Livingston. Probably printed about the end of April, 1781. Cf. Livingston, L.S. Franklin and his press at Passy, p. 84-86.
  • -  Footnote to first article of text, at bottom of p. [1]: *This exception is taken away by an ordinance of Congress, of March the 27th, 1781, which see.
  • -  Evans 17021
  • -  Livingston, L.S. Franklin and his press at Passy, 29
  • -  Journals of the Continental Congress, 331
  • -  Source: Transfer from Manuscript Department, Library of Congress.
  • -  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Medium

  • 1 sheet ([2] p.) ; 31 x 20 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Cont Cong no. 64

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 90898062

Online Format

  • image
  • online text

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Chicago citation style:

United States Continental Congress, Charles Thomson, Benjamin Franklin, and Continental Congress Broadside Collection. In Congress, May 2,: Instructions to the captains and commanders of private armed vessels which shall have commissions or letters of marque and reprisal. [Passy, France: Benjamin Franklin, 1781] Online Text. https://www.loc.gov/item/90898062/.

APA citation style:

United States Continental Congress, Thomson, C., Franklin, B. & Continental Congress Broadside Collection. (1781) In Congress, May 2,: Instructions to the captains and commanders of private armed vessels which shall have commissions or letters of marque and reprisal. [Passy, France: Benjamin Franklin] [Online Text] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/90898062/.

MLA citation style:

United States Continental Congress, et al. In Congress, May 2,: Instructions to the captains and commanders of private armed vessels which shall have commissions or letters of marque and reprisal. [Passy, France: Benjamin Franklin, 1781] Online Text. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/90898062/>.