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1776-??-??, Congressional lic. to J.F. Williams to attack British ships
1776 Congressional license to John Foster William to attack British ships. of note, his ship and the date were left blank. (Digitized from a
microfilm copy of a title originally held by the Massachusetts Historical Society Library).
Title:   Know ye, that we have granted, and by these presents do grant, licence and authority to John Foster Williams mariner, commander of the [blank] ... to fit out and set forth the said [blank] in a warlike manner, and by and with the said [blank] and the crew thereof ... to attack, subdue and take all ships and other vessels whatsoever carrying soldiers, arms ... or any other contraband goods to any of the British armies or ships of war employed against these United States ...
OCLC Number:   1083298265
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