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Efforts of the United States to occupy West Florida...



Item # 649457

November 16, 1811

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 16, 1811

* West Florida dispute
* re. Little Belt Affair
* President James Monroe


Page 3 has: "Occupation of Florida" which concerns: "...the measures pursued by the United States for the military occupation of West Florida...". Further on are four pages of: "Correspondence Between Mr. Monroe and Mr. Foster on the Subject of the Affair of the Little Belt", a naval incident that would lead to the War of 1812. It includes five letters signed in type by: James Monroe, then Secretary of State. And further on  are documents on settling the "Affair of the Chesapeake" from 4 years previous.
Included is an 8 page Supplement, so complete in 24 pages, 6 by 9 3/4 inches, very nice condition.

As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Devoted primarily to politics...considered an important source for the history of the period."

Category: War of 1812

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