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Demand Made by the Spanish for a Surrender of Part of the State of Louisiana, 1816  

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Message from the President of the United States, Transmitting, Pursuant to a Resolution of the House of Representatives of the 24th Inst. Information Respecting a Demand Made by the Spanish Government, for a Surrender of Part of the State of Louisiana.



William A. Davis



[2], 23 pp. (8vo) 20x12.5 cm (8x5"), bound pages from larger volume, remnant of stitches remaining.

Prints two letters from Onìs (and Monroe's reply) in which he complains of expeditions being arranged by Robinson and Toledo against Spanish claims. Onìs also continues his objections to the American seizure of West Florida. Monroe replies that these activities are beyond the jurisdiction of the U.S., and asserts that the cession of Louisiana includes the territory as far west as the Rio Grande. Howes L502. Streeter Texas 1060. Servies 887.

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Toning to pages, foxing and darkening to text block; very good.

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