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Collection Reference Number GLC01494
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1812 
Title Additional Instruction to the public and private armed vessels of the United States
Date 28 August 1812
Author Monroe, James (1758-1831)  
Document Type Government document; Military document
Content Description Signed as Secretary of State. In response to the repeal of British Orders in Council, instructs naval and privateering ships to assist, rather than obstruct, any American owned ships bringing British goods to the United States. Issued shortly after the start of the War of 1812. Compare to GLC01665.
Subjects War of 1812  Military History  President  Government and Civics  Navy  Privateering  Maritime  Commerce  Merchants and Trade  Global History and Civics  
People Monroe, James (1758-1831)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme War of 1812; Foreign Affairs; Naval & Maritime; Merchants & Commerce; The Presidency; Government & Politics
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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