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British Letter of Marque

Dated 22 October 1813, London. To John Banner, Commander of Swiftsure. To "seize and take the ships, vessels and goods belonging to the United States of America." (Folio document (63.5 x 58 cm.) with the seal of George the Third attached.) This document has not been transcribed in full, but may be viewed in the Navy Department Library.

British letter or margue 1813.
Published: Fri Jul 20 10:31:40 EDT 2018