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ACCESSION OF GEORGE WASHINGTON TO THE PRESIDENCY, EXHI-

BITING A COMPLETE VIEW OF OUR FOREIGN

RELATIONS SINCE THAT TIME.

IN TEN VOLUMES.- vol. VII.

SECOND EDITION.

TURLISHED UNDER THE PATRONAGE OF CONGRESS

INCLUDIXG

CONFIDENTIAL DOCUMENTS.

NOW FIRST PUBLISHED.

BOSTON:
PRINTED AND PUBLISHED BY T. B. WAIT AND SONS

1817.

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DISTRICT OF MASSACHUSETTS, TO WIT:

DISTRICT CLERK'S OFFICE. BE it remembered, that on the twenty-eighth day of October, A. D. 18167 and in the forty-first year of the Independence of the United States of America, Thomas B. Wait and Sons, of the said district, have deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof they claim as proprietors, in the words following, to wit:

“ 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. In ten volumes. Second edition. Published under the patronage of Congress. Including Confidential Documents, now first published.”

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JNO. W. DAVIS,
Clerk of the District of Massachusetts.

I NEW YORK
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CONTENTS.

Page

DOCUMENTS accompanying President's message, Nov. 8, 1808, relative

to Berlin decree and French depredations---continued from vol. vi. 5

Letters from Gen. Armstrong relative to ship Horizon - - 7

M. Champagny to Gen. Armstrong
General Armstrong to Mr. Madison, enclosing remonstance against

French decrees .

Mr. Madison to Mr. Pinkney, Dec. 23, 1807, enclosing embargo law

Same to same, March 1808, enclosing commission to Mr. Pinkney, as

successor to Mr. Monroe - - - - -

Same to same, April and July, 1808, enclosing correspondence with Mr.

Rose - -

Mr. Pinkney to Mr. Madison, relative to transit duty on cotton, &c. .

Mr. Pinkney to Mr. Madison, May, 1808, enclosing notification of

blockade of Zealand, &c. . :

Mr. Pinkney to Mr. Canning, Aug. 23, 1808, proposing to suspend em-

bargo, on condition of repealing orders in council :
Correspondence between Mr. Erskine and Mr. Madison
Col. Lear to Secretary of State, March, 1808, relative to demand by

dey of Algiers

Message, Nov. 8, 1808, relative to England and France

Report on foreign relations, Nov. 22, 1808 -

Message, Dec. 23, 1808, transmitting copies of all acts, decrees, orders

and proclamations affecting neutral rights, since 1791 - - 86

Message, Jan. 17, 1809, transmitting correspondence between Mr.

Canning and Mr. Pinkney - - - - -

Message, Jan. 30, 1809, communicating further correspondence between

Mr. Canning and Mr. Pinkney.

Inaugural address of President Madison

Message opening Congress, May 23, 1809 -

Documents accompanying above message, relative to arrangement for

repeal of orders in council - - -

208

Message, June 15, 1809, communicating correspondence between Mr.

Pinkney and Mr. Canning; and Mr. Erskine and Mr. Smith - 214

Message opening Congress, Nov. 29, 1809 . - .

• 222

Documents accompanying above message, relative to Erskine's ar-

rangement -

- - - 227

Correspondence between the Secretary of State and Mr. Jackson, re-

lative to the disavowal of arrangement with Mr. Erskine, October
1809 - -

.

- 246

Gen. Armstrong to Secretary of State, Sept. 1809, enclosing letter from

Champagny - - -

-

- 296

Message, Dec. 12, 1809, transmitting Mr. Jackson's circular letter, and

despatch from Mr. Canning to Mr. Erskine .

Message, Dec. 16, 1809, transmitting extracts from the correspondence

of the minister of the United States at London -

- 305

361

Message, Jan. 12, 1810, communicating report of Secretary of State

relative to seizure of ships and merchandise under authority of

Denmark -

· · · · 314

List of American ships captured by Danish privateers

- 325

Memorial of merchants and underwriters of Philadelphia, relative to Da-

nish captures - -

- 327

Statement of American vessels condemned at Paris, from Dec. 1806, to

May 1809 -

-

- 331

Message, Jan. 12, 1810, relative to blockade of ports in the Baltick

by France, and adoption of continental system by Russia and Den-

mark - - - - - - - 342

Message, Feb. 9, 1810, relative to the free navigation of the Mobile - 348

Message, Feb. 17, 1810, transmitting report of Secretary of State re-

lative to French and British orders and decrees; also relative to

forged American ship papers - - - - - 349

Message, March 27, 1810, relative to call of the House for correspon-

dence of our minister at London .

Message, May 1, 1810, transmitting report of Secretary of State, and

letters to and from Mr. Pinkney and general Armstrong - -

362

Message opening Congress, Dec. 5, 1810 - .

.

. 367

Documents accompanying above message....Letters from Mr. Smith

to Mr. Pinkney, relative to successor to Mr. Jackson, Chesapeake,

orders in council, &c. Jan. May, July, October and Nov. 1810 · 374

Letters from Secretary of State to general Armstrong relative to French

spoliations, letter of duke of Cadore, and revocation of French de-

crees, June, July and November - - - - 399

Letter from lord Wellesley, Feb. 20, 1810, notifying blockade of Spa-

nish coast from Gijon to French territory . -

- 410

Correspondence of Secretary of State, Mr. Pinkney, and lord Welles-

ley, relative to recall of Mr. Jackson, orders in council, &c. Jan. to

Aug. 1810 - .. - -

- 414

Letter from general Armstrong, Aug. 6, 1810, revocation of Berlin and

Milan decrees •

. 441

Lord Wellesley to Mr. Pinkney, Sept. 26, 1810; blockade of Elsinore

does not extend to the Sound - ..

- 454

Extract of a letter from general Armstrong to Secretary of State, Feb.

17, enclosing note from M. Champagny, Feb. 14, 1810 - • 455

Same to same, stating the emperor's complaints against America, and

that he had determined to sell American property seized in Spain,

March 10, 1810 - - . - - - 459

Same to same, May 24, 1810, enclosing copy of Rambouillet decree - 467

Duke of Cadore to general Armstrong, relative to non-intercourse law,

and stating that he is authorized to declare that the Berlin and Mi-

lan decrees are revoked, &c. Aug 5, 1810 - - - 468

Note from same, notifying that American vessels not denationalized will

be admitted into French ports, Sept. 12, 1810 - - - 475

Vapers in relation to West Florida, accompanying President's Message

Dec. 5, 1810 - .

-

-

- 478

Message, Dec. 28, 1810, transmitting report of Secretary of State, en-

closing French decree admitting thirty or forty American vessels ;
correspondence of Secretary of State with general Turreau ; and
better from general Armstrong relative to French duties - 490-500

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