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William Eaton letters

Title
William Eaton letters, 1800-1807.
Author
Eaton, William, 1764-1811.

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Call Number
MssCol 4358
OCLC
850531506
Author
Eaton, William, 1764-1811.
Title
William Eaton letters, 1800-1807.
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Summary
William Eaton (1764-1811) was an American soldier and diplomat who served as the United States Consul to Tunis, and who played a significant role in the Barbary Wars. The four letters date from 1800 to 1807, during Eaton's tenure as Consul to Tunis, and after his return to the United States. Of note is an 1806 letter discussing Eaton's attempt to broker peace in Tripoli through deposed pasha Hamet Caramelli.
Occupation
Diplomats.
Research Call Number
MssCol 4358
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