State Papers and Publick Documents of the United States, from the Accession of George Washington to the Presidency; Exhibiting a Complete View of Our Foreign Relations Since That Time Volume 8

State Papers and Publick Documents of the United States, from the Accession of George Washington to the Presidency; Exhibiting a Complete View of Our Foreign Relations Since That Time Volume 8

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1817 edition. Excerpt: ...has been received, as will more fully appear by the accompanying letters, marked A and B. It may be proper to observe, that it is generally understood, as well from the letters of Mr. Russell, communicated to Congress at the commencement of the present session as from other sources, that the trade of the United States to France is subjected to very severe restrictions; but the precise extent and nature of them is not distinctly known to this department. The instructions of the minister of the United States at Paris embracing this as well as other subjects, communications from that source may soon furnish more particular information. An expectation of the speedy arrival of despatches from France, together with a hope that the French consul-general would have been enabled to throw some light upon the inquiry, have caused the postponement of this report until the present time. JAMES MONROE. Department of State, Jan. 16, 1812. (A.) Department of State, Jan. 4, 1812. Sir, --When I did myself the honour to submit to you a copy of the resolution of the Senate of the United States of the 18th of November last, asking information as to the commercial regulations of France, as they applied to the trade of this country, you told me that it was not then in your power to give precise information as to these regulations, but that you would obtain it forme from Mr. Lescallier, his imperial majesty's consul-general in Philadelphia. I have now the honour to inquire whether Mr. Lescallier has made a report to you on this subject; and if he has, to requesMhat you will furnish me with the result, as soon as your convenience will permit. I have the honour, &c. JAMES MONROE. Mr. Serrurier, &c. &c. &c (B.) TRANSLATION. Washington, Jan. 5, 1812. Sir, --The...show more

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  • 9781236630131