1815 · Washington City
This resolution dated 27 December 1814 with a print date of 21 January 1815 expresses the Mississippi territory's outrage at British demands during negotiations to end the War of 1812, probably in relation to Great Britain's desire to travel freely on the Mississippi River. "We prefer a sacrifice of our lives and fortunes to the surrender of our rights or our national dignity.
Shaw & Shoemaker 36405. Removed from a nonce volume; some very minor chipping around edges. Pencilling on title-page. Second and fourth page blank. (Inventory #: 36029)