Monroe | James

A View of the Conduct of the Executive of the United States – In The Foreign Affairs of the United States, Connected With The Mission To The French Republic, During The Years 1794, 5, & 6.

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Octavo, lxvi, 407pp. Rebound with brown morocco spine, marbled board covers, gilt title over green leather. Light toning to leafs. (a-i4 (lacking i4), B-Z4, Aa-Zz4, Aaa-Fff4)
Comments: President Monroe held many positions before his presidency, including Minister to France. Monroe faced criticism from the administration of George Washington that he was not properly defending the Jay Treaty (between the United States and Great Britain, ensuring Commerce and Navigation) while in France. President Washington knew that Monroe was about to publish this book, so asked Secretary of State Tim Pickering for a copy before publication. Washington made remarks in the margins and “thoroughly disapproved of it and its author.”

Additional information

Location Published

Philadelphia

Publisher

by and for Benj. Franklin Bache

Edition

First Edition

Date Published

1797

ISBN
Condition

Very good

Jacket Condition
Writer

Monroe | James