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Message from the President of the United States, accompanying sundry papers relative to the affairs of the United States, with the French Republic. 18th January, 1799.

United States. Dept. of State.

Published by Pr. for the House of Representatives, [Philadelphia, 1799
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[with] Message from the President of the United States, accompanying a report of the Secretary of State, containing observations on some of the documents, communicated by the President, on the eighteenth instant. 21st January, 1799. Philadelphia: John Ward Fenno, 1799. 8vo. [2], 45, [3 (2 blank)] pp. President John Adams introduces both items; the first work consists primarily of the correspondence of Elbridge Gerry, American envoy at Paris, with Talleyrand, prior to the former's recall from France. Evans assigns this to William Ross's press. The second piece is a report by the Secretary of State on developments following the transactions cited in the first. 8vo (20.1 cm, 7.9"). 123, [1 (blank)] pp. 18th: ESTC W026145; Evans 36551. 21st: ESTC W026008; Evans 36546. Recently attractively bound in quarter blue goat over blue cloth, leather edges rolled in gilt; spine with gilt-stamped title, place, and date, raised bands accented with gilt-stamped abstract floral design and straight and wavy rules. Title-page hinged on with long-fiber tissue, outer margin repaired with same. Varying degrees of foxing, with some leaves untouched, some slightly spotted, and some notably darkened. Bookseller Inventory # 3745

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Title: Message from the President of the United ...

Publisher: Pr. for the House of Representatives, [Philadelphia

Publication Date: 1799

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