Steamboat Caroline: Message from the President of the United States Transmitting the Information Required by a Resolution of the House of Representatives of the 21st Ultimo, Respecting the Capture and Destruction of the Steamboat Caroline
1838·Washington D. C.
by Van Buren, Martin
Washington D. C.: Government Printing Office. Very Good. 1838. First Edition. Disbound. Pages have light soiling and light toning and minor foxing. Very minor chipping on edges and creasing on disbound edge. 25th Congress, 2d session, House of Representatives Doc No 302. April 5, 1938. Information submitted by the Van Buren administration consisting of a report from the Secretary of State with accompanying papers. British forces captured and burned the American steamboat Caroline and sent it over Niagara Falls. The ensuing diplomatic crisis led to the legal principle of the Caroline test. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 63 pp . (Inventory #: 012301)
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