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Message from the President of the United States, transmitting copies of certain documents obtained from a secret agent of the British government : employed in fomenting disaffection to the constituted authorities, and in bringing about resistance to the laws; and eventually, in concert with a British force, to destroy the union of the United States. March 9th, 1812. Read and referred to the Committee on foreign relations, with power to send for persons, papers and records.

Author/Creator:
United States. President (1809-1817 : Madison)
Publication:
Washington : A. & G. Way, printers, 1812.
Format/Description:
Government document
Book
50 p. ; 22 cm.
Subjects:
United States -- Politics and government -- 1789-1809.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain.
Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- United States.
New England -- Politics and government -- 1775-1865.
Espionage.
Place of Publication:
United States Washington (D.C.)
Notes:
British agent, John Henry, was sent to New England in 1809 to report upon the political feeling in that section of the United States. In February 1812, he sold the letters and documents connected with his mission to President Madison, who transmitted them to Congress.--Cf. Library of Congress, and Dict. of Amer. biog.
Message, p. [3], signed: James Madison.
Penn Chronology:
1812
Cited in:
Shaw & Shoemaker, 27250
Contributor:
Henry, John, fl. 1807-1820.
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
American Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
124077923
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