Letter from M. Champagny, the French Minister for Exterior Relations to General Armstrong, the Minister of the United States, at Paris; Accompanying a message from the President of the United States, received on the 30th March, 1808. Jean-Baptiste Nompère de Champagny, duc de Cadore.

Letter from M. Champagny, the French Minister for Exterior Relations to General Armstrong, the Minister of the United States, at Paris; Accompanying a message from the President of the United States, received on the 30th March, 1808

Washington, D.C. A. & G. Way, printers, 1808. 4 p.; 21 cm. Disbound from a larger volume. "April 2, 1808. Printed by order of the house of representatives." "Translation of a letter from M. Champagny to General Armstrong, dated Paris, January 15, 1808."--p. [3]. Early American Imprints, Second series (Shaw & Shoemaker), 16408. John Armstrong (1758-1843) served as U.S. Minister to France from 1804 to 1810. Champagny's letter relates to the ongoing Napoleonic Wars between France and Great Britain, and the difficult position of the United States as Great Britain continued to impress Americans into the British navy and restrict the United States' ability to trade with France. In Good Condition: removed from a larger volume, with the 2 leaves only partially attached to one another; foxed; otherwise clean and intact. Scarce. Good. Item #004246

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