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Collection Reference Number GLC02794.126
From Archive Folder Tobias Lear papers 
Title Ahmet Caramanli to George Davis regarding a permanent residence in Morocco and paying debts
Date 10 January 1809
Author Caramanli, Ahmet (fl. 1808-1809)  
Recipient Davis, George  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Caramanli writes that he can neither settle in "America, being so far removed, my family having so many objections on account both of religion, manners and language" nor in Levant, which is "prey to civil wars and contentions. In consequence I esteem it now more to my advantage . . . to make Morocco my place of permanent residence." Caramanli had previously refused to settle in Morocco. The ex-Bashaw also acknowledges the receipt of $200 from William Higgens. Scribal copy bound together with GLC 2794.118, .120-.124, .128-.133, .135-.145 and .147-.151. (Letter #9 in bound volume.)
Subjects Religion  Global History and Civics  Government and Civics  Diplomacy  Barbary Coast  Barbary Pirates  Barbary Wars  Africa  Pirates  Debt  Children and Family  Finance  
People Davis, George (fl. 1803-1811)  Caramanli, Ahmet (fl. 1808-1809)  
Place written Malta
Theme Religion; Foreign Affairs; Government & Politics; Children & Family; Banking & Economics
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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