Item #004239 Letters from the Secretary of State to Mr. Monroe, on the Subject of Impressments, &c. also, Extracts from, and Enclosures in, the Letters of Mr. Monroe to the Secretary of State, prior to the Joint Mission of him and Mr. Pinkney. James Madison, James Monroe.

Letters from the Secretary of State to Mr. Monroe, on the Subject of Impressments, &c. also, Extracts from, and Enclosures in, the Letters of Mr. Monroe to the Secretary of State, prior to the Joint Mission of him and Mr. Pinkney

Washington D.C. A. & G. Way, printers, 1808. 137, [1] p.; 21 cm. Disbound from a larger volume. "Part II. Accompanying the message of the president of the United States, received the 22d March, 1808. March 23, 1808. Printed by order of the house of representatives." Early American Imprints, Second series (Shaw & Shoemaker), 16452. Contains various communications between James Monroe, who served as U.S. Ambassador to England from 1803 to 1808, and James Madison, who served as U.S. Secretary of State from 1801 to 1809, regarding Monroe's largely unsuccessful efforts to resolve conflicts with England regarding impressment of Americans and siezure of American ships. These issues were among those leading to the War of 1812. Ink notations in the margins of a few pages. In Good Condition: disbound; occasional foxing; pages are browning but clean and tight. Good. Item #004239

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