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Robert Smith, Secretary of the Navy then Secretary of State...
Item # 667520
June 29, 1811
NEW YORK HERALD, June 29, 1811 Most of page 2 is taken up with various letters concerning Robert Smith, Secretary of the Navy in Jefferson's administration, then becoming Secretary of State for Madison. Smith & Madison would soon disagree on policy resulting in Smith's resignation in 1811.
Most of the text is an address by Smith, with other letters signed in type by: James Madison, and Th. Jefferson.
Four pages, minor loss at the bottom margin affects just one word, scattered foxing, never bound nor trimmed.
Category: Pre-Civil War