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Jefferson's state-of-the-union address...

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November 14, 1804

NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 14, 1804 

* President Thomas Jefferson
* State of the Union Address
* Early 19th century original

Over half of page 2 is taken up with he state-of-the-union address of the President, signed in type: Th. Jefferson. A portion of his address deals with the new Louisiana Territory, just purchased from France the previous year. One paragraph begins: "With the Indian tribes established within our newly acquired limits, I have deemed it necessary to open conferences for the purpose of establishing a good understanding & neighbourly relations between us. So far as we have yet learned we have reason to believe that their dispositions are generally favorable and friendly..." (see photos for portions).
Four pages, minor chipping at some margins but not effecting mentioned content.

Category: Pre-Civil War

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