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ACCESSION OF GEORGE WASHINGTON TO THE PRESIDENCY, EXHI.
BITING A COMPLETE VIEW OF OUR FOREIGN

RELATIONS SINCE THAT TIME.

VOLUME V.

THIRD EDITION.
PUBLISHED UNDER THE PATRONAGE OF CONGRESS.

INCLUDING

CONFIDENTIAL DOCUMENTS,

FIRST PUBLISHED IN THE SECOND EDITION OF THIS WONK:

BOSTON:
PRINTED AND PUBLISHED BY THOMAS B. WAIT.

1819.

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Be it remembered, that on the twelfth day of January, A. D. 1819, and in the forty-third year of the Independence of the United States of America, Thomas B. Wait, of the said district, has deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whercof he claims as proprietor, 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. Third edition. Published under the patronage of Congress. Including Confidential Documents, first published in the second edition of this work."

In conformity to the act of the Congress of the United States, entitled, " An act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned :” and also to an act, entitled, “ An act sup. plementary to an act, entitled, An act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned; and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of Designing, Engraving and Etching Historical, and other Prints."

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

* The date of the certificate of copy right in Vols. 1, 11 and x1, instead of the first should be the twelfth day of January.

CONTENTS.

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Message, Nov. 4, 1803, relative to Morocco
Message, Dec. 5, 1803, relative to Morocco
Message, Dec. 5, 1803, relative to the impressment of sea-

men by agents of foreign nations - -

Message, Dec. 21, 1803, relative to French spoliations in

Spanish ports - -

Message, Jan. 16, 1804, relative to taking possession of

Louisiana

Message opening Congress, Nov. 8, 1804
Documents relative to Louisiana and Mobile accompanying

message Nov. 8, 1804 .
Message, Jan. 31, 1805, transmitting report of Secretary of

State and documents relative to complaints against arm-

ing merchant vessels of the United States

Dressage, Feb. 5, 1805, relative to Danish brigantine Hein-

rich . .

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President Jefferson's inaugural address, March 4, 1805

Message opening Congress, Dec. 3, 1805 -

Message, Dec. 6, 1805, relative to hostile spirit of Spain

Documents accompanying above message

Message, Dec. 10, 1805, transmitting further documents re-

lative to subsisting difficulties with Spain - 131

Message, Jan. 10, 1806, relative to French complaints res-

pecting commerce with St. Domingo . . 153

Message, Jan. 13, 1806, respecting application of Ex-Ba-

shaw of Tripoli

159

Message, Jan. 13, 1806, relative to war with Tripoli 203

Memorial of the merchants of Philadelphia

203

Message, Jan. 17, 1806, communicating letter from United

States minister at London

211

Message, Jan. 17, 1806, relative to oppression of our com-

merce and navigation by foreign armed vessels - 211

Memorial of the merchants of Newburyport . 233

Remonstrance of Mr. Monroe to British government : 297

Mr. Madison's letter on impressments

302

Message, Jan. 17, 1806, transmitting letter from minister of

the United States at London .

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