Collection: William Eaton letter

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William Eaton letter

Mss 799463
Identifier: Mss 799463


Letter from William Eaton to James Leander Cathcart of Tripoli writer gives extract from 15th article of Treaty with Tunis. Jacob, his hacsansal has been under examination of Supt. of prisons to extort from him a confession that writer is in the contraband trade. "The wine and brandy must remain here until I can drink it..."


  • 1799-08-13


Language of Materials

In English.

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.01 linear ft. (1 envelope)


William Eaton 1764-1811, James Leander Cathcart 1767-1843, Contraband trade, U.S. Hist. Tripolitan war 1801-1805.

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