MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, TRANSMITTING A REPORT FROM THE SECRETARY OF STATE, WITH COPIES OF THE CORRESPONDENCE WITH THE GOVERNMENT OF FRANCE, TOUCHING THE INTERPRETATION OF THE EIGHTH ARTICLE OF THE TREATY FOR THE CESSION OF LOUISIANA. FEBRUARY 17, 1825
1825 · Washington
by [Adams, John Quincy]
Washington: Gales & Seaton, 1825. Modern cloth [bookplate on front pastedown] with title stamped in gilt on spine.85, [3 blanks] pp. Document 91, of the 18th Congress, 2d Session. Light rubberstamp at upper margin of page 3. Scattered light to moderate foxing, Good+.
Adams, President Monroe's Secretary of State, reports on the French complaint "that French vessels are not treated, in the ports of Louisiana, upon the footing of the most favored nations." The French representative, de Neuville, calls the insult a "manifest infraction of the 8th article of the Louisiana Treaty," but suggests diplomatically that the oversight is "the mere consequence of error. Correspondence is exchanged exploring the matter, the United States disagreeing with the French claim.
AI 22990 . (Inventory #: 25998)