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War of 1812-Period Letter from Cadiz, Spain to Henry Ward of Wall Street, NY, Referencing Embargoes

Hall, Charles H. ALS, 3pp, 7.75 x 10 in., Cadiz, Spain. July 11, 1812. Addressed to Henry Ward, Wall Street, New York. Mentions Orders in Council, which was an early reference to the embargoes that existed throughout this period. He mentions Britain's right of enforcing the decree whenever she may deem it expedient. He mentions Jefferson and Co. as well as Lord Wellington, who had driven the French before him past Madrid, and that King Joe had been obliged to decamp...We are much annoyed by the bombs of the French, as they come daily into almost all parts of the city

Excellent War of 1812 embargo letter. 

 

Condition:

Very good, toning of the paper and light soiling. 

Estimate: $400 - $600
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$540
11/18/2016

 

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