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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|Documents Relating to 1808
|5000 American Seamen detained on board British vessels!
|Alerts citizens to British impressment, American prisoners in France, "Algerine Piracy and Barbarity," and the relocation of American families to Canada, and blames it all on the Embargo Act of 1807. Urges "a hearty vote for the ANTI-EMBARGO and FEDERAL REPUBLICAN TICKET" in the election of 1808.
|War of 1812 Impressment Navy Maritime Prisoner of War Global History and Civics Foreign Affairs France Africa Barbary Coast Barbary Pirates Barbary Wars Embargo Politics Election Government and Civics Canada Propaganda
|War of 1812; Naval & Maritime; Government & Politics
|The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859