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Collection Reference Number GLC01450.060
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1783 
Title Permit to unload ship
Date 12 May 1783
Author Hiller, Joseph (1748-1814)  
Document Type Business and financial document
Content Description Permit allowing John Buffington, master of the ship Marquiss de Lafayette at the port of Salem, Massachusetts. Lists the number of cases, barrels, bales, etc. that he will be unloading. Signed by Hilton as a Naval Officer. The Marquis de Lafayette was a privateer ship.
Subjects Privateering  Revolutionary War  Military History  Maritime  Navy  
People Hilton, Joseph (fl. 1783)  Buffington, John (fl. 1778-1783)  
Place written Salem, Massachusetts
Theme Naval & Maritime; Merchants & Commerce
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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