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3886. INDEMNIFICATION, Effectual.—

One thousand ships taken, six thousand
seamen impressed, savage butcheries of our
citizens, and incendiary machinations against
our Union, declare that they and their allies,
the Spaniards, must retire from the Atlantic
side of our continent as the only security or
indemnification which will be effectual.—
To Thomas Letre. Washington ed. vi, 79.
(M. Aug. 1812)