Document, 1785 October 14

Name:
Jay, John, 1745-1829; Delaware. President (1783-1786 : Van Dyke)
Title:
Document, 1785 October 14
Date:
1785 October 14
Format/Genre:
correspondence
Physical Description:
3
Note:
The entire content of the original has been digitized.
Summary:
A circular letter informing him that Algerians have declared war on the United States. Information based on a letter from John Paul Jones, who received notice from Monsieur Soulanges, French commandant at Toulon. They have armed eight vessels which are to cruise the Mediterranean to seek American ships.
Subjects:
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Library Location:
Delaware Public Archives
(Non-Columbia Location)
Digital Project:
Papers of John Jay

Document, 1785 October 14