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Truxton, Thomas to Aaron Burr re: opinion on the government's response to Barbary pirates

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06907 Author/Creator: Truxton, Thomas Place Written: Perth Amboy, New Jersey Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1804/01/19 Pagination: 1 p. 32.2 x 19.4 cm

Summary of Content: Giving Burr his opinion about war with the Barbary states: "If the subject of carrying a war with... the Barbary States had been properly stated to the government, a more suitable force would have been provided."

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Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: NavyMilitary HistoryGlobal History and CivicsForeign AffairsBarbary CoastBarbary PiratesBarbary WarsAfrica

Sub Era: The Age of Jefferson & Madison

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