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Collection Reference Number GLC02587
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1754-1764 
Title French and Indian War privateer's commission of Captain Samuel Partridge
Date 18 January 1760
Author Pownall, Thomas (1722-1805)  
Additional authors Clarke, Thomas (fl. 1758-1760)
Document Type Military document
Content Description Countersigned by Thomas Clarke, Deputy Secretary. Pownall, Governor of Massachusetts Bay, authorizes Captain Samuel Partridge to "set forth in warlike manner the said Ship Race Horse under his own Command and ... seize & take the Ships, Vessels, and Goods belonging to the French King or his Vassals & Subjects ... "
Subjects French and Indian War  Military History  Government and Civics  Maritime  Privateering  France  Global History and Civics  
People Clarke, Thomas (fl. 1758-1760)  Pownall, Thomas (1722-1805)  Partridge, Samuel (fl. 1760)  
Place written Boston, Massachusetts
Theme French & Indian Wars; Naval & Maritime; Government & Politics; Foreign Affairs
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859