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Treaty between the United States and Kingdom of Hawaii...



Item # 674708

May 10, 1851

THE GREENSBOROUGH PATRIOT, North Carolina, May 10, 1851 

* 1849 Treaty of Friendship, Commerce and Navigation

The front page begins with: "By Authority - Treaty with the Hawaiians, Dec. 20, 1849" with the full text of the treaty taking over half of the front page.
On that date the U.S. and the Kingdom of Hawaii signed a Treaty of Friendship, Commerce, and Navigation and Extradition. The treaty, negotiated by U.S. Secretary of State John M. Clayton and the Hawaiian special Commissioner to the Government of the United States James Jackson Jarves, was signed in Washington, D.C.
The ftpg. also has three "Proclamation" each signed in type by the President: Millard Fillmore.
Four pages, nice condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War