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Authentic. Official notes, from the minister of the French Republic, to the secretary of state of the United States of America. With a replication to the first note, by the secretary of state.

Adet, Pierre Auguste.

Published by J. Ormrod [ca. 1796], Philadelphia, 1796
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Ongoing political maneuvers regarding privateers, the treatment of neutral vessels and of ships of war, and Mr. Jay's negotiations. A message from Secretary of State Timothy Pickering is included in which Pickering complains of Adet's having published a previous note that would have been more "properly addressed to [the U.S.] Government, to which alone pertained the right of communicating it in such time and manner as it should think fit, to the citizens of the United States." 8vo signed in 4s (20 cm, 7.9"). 42 pp. ESTC W21390; Evans 30442; not in Sabin. Recently rebound in quarter blue morocco over blue cloth, leather edges stamped with gilt rolls, spine gilt-stamped with title and publication information. Title-page with inner margin reinforced, chips to outer edges. Some leaves lightly spotted, title-page somewhat more darkly so. Bookseller Inventory # 2735

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Title: Authentic. Official notes, from the minister...

Publisher: J. Ormrod [ca. 1796], Philadelphia

Publication Date: 1796

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