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Message from the President of the U. States, transmitting copies of certain documents obtained from a secret agent of the British government, employed in fomenting disaffection to the constituted authorities, and in bringing about resistance to the laws; and eventually, in concert with a British force, to destroy the union of the United States. March 9th, 1812. Printed by order of the Senate of the United States.

Madison, James (President, 1809?1817).

Published by Pr. by R. C. Weightman, Washington City, 1812
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President Madison presents to Congress the John Henry documents, bought by the administration for a hefty sum, which allegedly provided evidence of a British plot to incite disunion in New England. The Madison administration used the "Henry" incident as a means to whip up support for its war policy. 8vo. 50, [2 (blank)] pp. Shaw & Shoemaker 27248; Howes M557. Removed from a nonce volume; dust-soiled. Signature on title-page. Occasional small spots. Bookseller Inventory # 30202

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Title: Message from the President of the U. States,...

Publisher: Pr. by R. C. Weightman, Washington City

Publication Date: 1812

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