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Know ye, that we have granted, and by these presents do grant, licence and authority to John Foster Williams mariner, commander of the [blank] ... to fit out and set forth the said [blank] in a warlike manner, and by and with the said [blank] and the crew thereof ... to attack, subdue and take all ships and other vessels whatsoever carrying soldiers, arms ... or any other contraband goods to any of the British armies or ships of war employed against these United States ... Preview this item
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Know ye, that we have granted, and by these presents do grant, licence and authority to John Foster Williams mariner, commander of the [blank] ... to fit out and set forth the said [blank] in a warlike manner, and by and with the said [blank] and the crew thereof ... to attack, subdue and take all ships and other vessels whatsoever carrying soldiers, arms ... or any other contraband goods to any of the British armies or ships of war employed against these United States ...

Author: John Foster Williams; United States. Continental Congress.
Publisher: [Philadelphia?] : [publisher not identified], [1777?]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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Form for Congressional license to attack British ships assigned to "John Foster Williams" in manuscript, but unsigned and undated.
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United States. Continental Congress.
In Congress. The delegates of the United States of New-Hampshire, Massachusetts-Bay, Rhode-Island, Connecticut, New-York, New-Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North-Carolina, South-Carolina, and Georgia, to all unto whom these presents shall come, send greeting.
[Philadelphia?] : [publisher not identified], [1777?]
(DLC) 90898035
(OCoLC)22859425
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Foster Williams; United States. Continental Congress.
OCLC Number: 1083298265
Description: 1 online resource (1 page)
Other Titles: In Congress. The delegates of the United States of New-Hampshire, Massachusetts-Bay, Rhode-Island, Connecticut, New-York, New-Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North-Carolina, South-Carolina, and Georgia, to all unto whom these presents shall come, send greeting

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Form for Congressional license to attack British ships assigned to "John Foster Williams" in manuscript, but unsigned and undated.

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