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Collection Reference Number GLC02794.049
From Archive Folder Tobias Lear papers 
Title Amite Dodge to Tobias Lear regarding rumors of a covert deal for gun powder
Date 9 June 1802
Author Dodge, Amite (fl. 1802)  
Recipient Lear, Tobias  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Dodge expresses concern that Americans were making covert deals for powder. "[A] letter has been intercepted from [illegible] to some of his friends here in which he says, By all means comply with the agreemt. with the Americans for Powder . . . . This is in every body's mouth." Docketed on address leaf.
Subjects Caribbean  Global History and Civics  Ammunition  Commerce  Merchants and Trade  Slave Rebellion  Slavery  Smuggling  
People Dodge, Amite (fl. 1802)  Lear, Tobias (1762-1816)  
Theme Foreign Affairs; Merchants & Commerce; Slavery & Abolition
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Notes: Dodge is most likely writing from the island of Santo Domingo.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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