Memoir of the Life of John Quincy Adams.
"[...]us, and we shall never obtain anything more favorable so long as the principles of the navigation act are obstinately adhered to by Great Britain. This system is so much a favorite with the nation that no minister would dare to depart from it. Indeed, I have no idea we shall ever obtain, by compact, a better footing for our commerce with this country than that on which it now stands; and therefore the shortness of time, limited for the operation of this part of the compact, is, I think, beneficial to us." After remaining fifteen days in London, Mr. Adams sailed, on the 30th of October, for Holland, landed at Hellevoetsluis, and proceeded without delay to the Hague. His reception as the representative of the United States had scarcely been acknowledged by the President[...]."
- Paperback | 300 pages
- 152.4 x 228.6 x 14.22mm | 435.45g
- 08 Jun 2015
- Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
- United States
- black & white illustrations