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Thomas Jefferson's concern with impressment...

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September 09, 1793

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, Sept. 9, 1793 

* Thomas Jefferson letter
* Military impressment

Page 3 has a: "Proclamation" from the French foreign minister concerning France's presence in America. Also a letter to the merchants of Hartford concerning impressment of American ships and men by foreign powers, signed in type: Th. Jefferson as Secretary of State.
Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, a few discreet archival mends at margins, very nice condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's