The War of 1812

pugsville

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Oct 2010
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I think Lisbon was recognized by the authorities enforcing the Embargo Act as a neutral port.

A few years back we had something of "specialist" on this era who went by the nickname "Harry" (or a derivative of Harry) that might have appreciated how Portugal was legally neutral.
the US Embargo Act? Portugal Neutral as regards the USA? (certainly not France I would have thought)
 
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sparky

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Jan 2017
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Sydney
Is it true that William Eustis the secretary of war send the orders for the move into Canada by mail post ?