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Collection Reference Number GLC00002
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1812 
Title Mediterranean ship passport for the schooner Fairy
Date 18 March 1812
Author Madison, James (1751-1836)  
Document Type Government document
Content Description Signed as president and countersigned by Secretary of State Monroe. Partially printed document permits the passage of the merchant schooner Fairy of New York, commanded by Philip J. Quereau. Notes that the schooner weighed 116 tons, was mounted with two guns, and operated with a crew of fifteen men. Numbered 68. Issued shortly before the War of 1812 when the nation was still under the Embargo Act.
Subjects President  War of 1812  Embargo  Merchants and Trade  Maritime  Commerce  
People Madison, James (1751-1836)  Monroe, James (1758-1831)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme Naval & Maritime; War of 1812
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Printed on vellum. Numbered 68. Signer of the U.S. Constitution.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859