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 The Algerine spy in Pennsylvania
(1,608 words)


Peter Markoe

Date: 1787

Original Language: English


The Algerine spy in Pennsylvania (in full, The Algerine spy in Pennsylvania. Or, Letter written by a native of Algiers on the affairs of the United States in America, from the close of the year 1783 to the meeting of the Convention) takes the form of a collection of 24 letters written mainly by the fictitious Algerian spy Mehmet, who is originally from Carthage (The Algerine spy, ed. Marr, pp. 25-6; all the references that follow a…

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Shaban, Fuad, “ The Algerine spy in Pennsylvania”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 11 December 2019 <>

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