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  • Creator is exactly "Monroe, James"

1817.02.26 to Noland (106351 to).pdf
JM intended to sell slave Ralph and his wife to Colonel Mercer; JM's overseer has mistreated Ralph and he has come to Washington; sending Ralph to Noland to be delivered to Mercer; sending German indentures to Oak Hill and hopes they will work out…

1817.02.21 to Shelby (106324 to).pdf
offers appointment as secretary of war

1817.02.20 to Onis (106314 to).pdf
will delay any further negotiation until Onis receives full authority to conclude a treaty settling all points in contention between the United States and Spain

1817.02.15 to Tompkins (106280 to).pdf
notification of election as vice president

1817.02.02 to DuPont (106203 to).pdf
orders black cloth for a suit

1817.01.25 to Onis (106162 to).pdf
disappointed that Onis lacks authority to negotiate a treaty in relation to the cession of Florida and the determination of boundaries between the United States and the Spanish possessions; inquires if Onis is prepared to negotiation American claims…

1817.01.23 to Worthington (106155 to).pdf
instructions as agent to Buenos Aires, Chile and Peru

1817.01.14 to Onis (106104 to).pdf
Onis's position on cession of Florida to the United States is unacceptable and makes further negotiation on the subject pointless; inquires if Onis is prepared to negotiate on American claims for compensation from Spain

1817.01.12 to Unknown (106092 to).pdf
introduces Samuel Gouverneur; asks recipient to assist him in his studies

1817.01.10 to Forsyth (106074 to).pdf
privateers are secretly outfitted in American ports; purport to be merchant ships but once out of port arm themselves and sail as privateers; government officials are alert to the illegal outfitting of privateers but it is hard to detect

1817.01.06 to Forsyth (106048 to).pdf
recommendations for enforcement of laws against the arming and equipping of foreign ships in American ports

1817.01.03 to Glenn (106028 to).pdf
instructions to prosecute all persons involving in outfitting the South American privateer Mangoree at Baltimore

1816.12.30 to Thomson (105943 to).pdf
praises his book Historical Sketches of the Late War; thanks Thomson for favorable account of his actions

1816.12.30 to Bagot (105949 to).pdf
rejects offer of portion of coast of Labrador or portion of coast of Newfoundland for use of American fishermen

1816.12.27 to Correa (105933 to).pdf
James Madison has asked Congress to extend the range of the neutrality law to prevent abuses by privateers outfitting in American ports
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