Letters from the Secretary of State to Messrs. Monroe and Pinkney, on Subjects Committed to Their Joint Negotiation; with their Communications to the Secretary of State

Madison, James; Monroe, James; Pinkney, William

Published by A. & G. Way, printers, Washington D.C., 1808
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226 p.; 21 cm. Disbound from a larger volume. "Part III. Accompanying the message of the president of the United States, received of the 22d of March, 1808. March 23, 1808. Printed by order of the house of representatives." Early American Imprints, Second series "Shaw & Shoemaker," 16453. Contains communications from 1806 and 1807 between James Madison, U.S. Secretary of State, and Ministers Extraordinary and Plentipotentiary of the United States in England, James Monroe and William Pinkney, while they negotiated the Monroe-Pinkney Treaty of 1806. President Thomas Jefferson rejected the treaty because of its failure to stop England from impressing Americans onto their ships during the Napoleonic Wars. This was one of the issues leading to the War of 1812. In Good Condition: disbound; first leaf detached, 2nd and 3rd partially detach, all are present; occasional foxing; pages are browning but clean and tight. Bookseller Inventory # 004241

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Title: Letters from the Secretary of State to ...

Publisher: A. & G. Way, printers, Washington D.C.

Publication Date: 1808

Book Condition:Good

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