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Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Procuring safe passage on American ship to Algiers for two Algerian men in Amsterdam.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08329 Author/Creator: Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 29 July 1796 Pagination:

Summary of Content: Procuring safe passage on American ship to Algiers for two Algerian men in Amsterdam, Sidi Mustapha Ben Braim Rais and Sidi Mahomet Ben Mustapha Cagio.

People: Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Barbary CoastAfricaDiplomacyGlobal History and CivicsForeign AffairsPresident

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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