Explanatory: extract of a letter from Commodore Silas Talbot, addressed to Mr[.] Secretary Stoddert, dated May 12th, 1800 [microform] : "I have now to acquaint you, sir, that I have been for some time meditating an enterprize against a French armed ship."
Concerning the illegal capture of the French privateering ship, the Sandwich, originally a British packet. The Sandwich was located in the harbor of Puerto Plata, Santo Domingo. ONLINE VERSION AVAILABLE TO AUTHORIZED PSU USERS.
Digital image available in the Readex/Newsbank Digital Evans series.
Microopaque. [New York : Readex Microprint, 1955-1983. 23 x 15 cm. (Early American imprints. First series ; no. 38602).