Congressional authorization for John Barry, commander of the brigantine
Delaware, to outfit his ship for war and attack any British vessel he finds. The ship
belongs to Matthew and Thomas Irwin and Co. and has 10 guns and 45
Circuit Court for the District of New York; Cushing, William, 1732-1810; Duane, James, 1733-1797; Jay, John, 1745-1829; United States. Supreme Court; Washington, George, 1732-1799; United States. Congress
1792 April 5, 10 and 16
Washington's message to Congress (also document 10073) transmits a letter
from Jay, William Cushing, and James Duane, 10 April 1792, forwarding proceedings of the
Circuit Court for District of New York in respect to "An Act to ...
King, Rufus, 1755-1827; United States. Congress
1793 December 05
Calls attention of Congress to the behavior of Genet, which tends toward
embroiling the United States in war. Also notes the resolves of French national assembly
calling for seizure of friendly ships carrying supplies to bellig...