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Collection Reference Number GLC03436.05
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1814 
Title Message from the President of the United States transmitting copies of the instructions given to the ministers of the United States appointed to negotiate a peace with Great Britain
Date 14 October 1814
Author Monroe, James (1758-1831)  
Document Type Pamphlet
Content Description Printed by Roger C. Weightman. Includes letters from Secretary of State James Monroe to United States commissioners appointed to negotiate peace with Great Britain in order to end the War of 1812. Discusses reports received by Monroe from John Quincy Adams, serving as United States diplomatic representative to Russia. Includes extensive discussion of the impressment controversy. Contains a brief introduction by President James Madison.
Subjects War of 1812  Military History  Government and Civics  Diplomacy  Treaty  Peace  President  Global History and Civics  Navy  Maritime  Impressment  
People Monroe, James (1758-1831)  Madison, James (1751-1836)  Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme War of 1812; The Presidency; Government & Politics; Foreign Affairs
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859