Documents and Other Papers Relating to the Boundary Line Between the States of Georgia and Florida; Heretofore Laid Before Either House of Congress

Documents and Other Papers Relating to the Boundary Line Between the States of Georgia and Florida; Heretofore Laid Before Either House of Congress

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1855 edition. Excerpt: ...FLoRu)A. (Communicated to Congress March 17, 1826.) To the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States: I communicate to Congress a letter from the Secretary of War, and copies of a resolution of the legislature of the State of Georgia, with a correspondence of the governor of that State, relating to the running and establishing of the line between that State and Florida, which I recommend to the favorable consideration of Congress. JOHN QUINCY ADAMS. WAsiIINGToN, March 15, 1826. DEPARTMENT or WAR, March 14, 1826. SIR: Ibeg to call your attention to the enclosed correspondence between the governor of Georgia and this department, relating to a dividing line between that State and the Territory of Florida. As it requires legislative aid to carry into effect the object of Georgia, I submit the propriety of presenting the subject to Congress for its consideration. I have the honor to remain, your obedient servant, JAMES BARBOUR. SIR: The enclosed resolution of the general assembly of this State, passed at their last annual session, will show their desire (repeatedly expressed) that the dividing line between Georgia and Florida should be run and permanently established. In conformity with it, I ask the favor of you to cause the necessary measures to be taken as early as possible to effectuate this object, in which you may rely on my readiness to co-operate at any time. With great respect and consideration, G. M. TROUP. The PRESIDENT or THE UNITED STATEs. IN SENATE, November 13, 1824. Resolved, That his excellency the governor be requested, as early as is convenient, to open a correspondence with the general govern ment, and the government of Florida if necessary, on the subject of establishing, permanently, the line dividing this...show more

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  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 354g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236812816
  • 9781236812810