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Collection Reference Number GLC03494
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1803 
Title Circular to Collectors of the Customs of the United States
Date 1 October 1803
Author Madison, James (1751-1836)  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Circular letter discussing certificates issued to protect American seamen from impressment. Also asking for reports on the other "outrages committed by the cruisers of the belligerent powers." Signed as Secretary of State.
Subjects War of 1812  President  Government and Civics  Navy  Global History and Civics  Military History  Maritime  Impressment  Prisoner  
People Madison, James (1751-1836)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme Government & Politics; Naval & Maritime; The Presidency; War of 1812
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Signer of the U.S. Constitution.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859