Document, 1785 October 14

Title:
Document, 1785 October 14
Library Location:
Delaware Public Archives
(Non-Columbia Location)
Name:
Jay, John, 1745-1829; Delaware. President (1783-1786 : Van Dyke)
Format:
correspondence
Digital Project:
Papers of John Jay
Date:
1785 October 14
Note:
The entire content of the original has been digitized.
Physical Description:
3
Subjects:
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
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.
Identifier:
columbia.jay.05297

Document, 1785 October 14