Member Spotlight Found in George Washington... The National Archives George Washington Correspondence Location: George Washington CorrespondenceMar. 27, 1791 - Mar. 18, 1794Page 283
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Privateer Citizen Genet

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  1. dymaxion

    dymaxion (31 Jul 2007)

    This ship was named by and for Edmond-Charles GenĂȘt who came to the US to talk Washington into joining France's war with the monarchies of Europe. When Washington declined, GenĂȘt went around the US building militias and a private navy.

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