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Monroe, James (1758-1831) A View of the Conduct of the Executive, in the Foreign Affairs of the United States, Connected with the Missi

$369$300
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3311T Location: Boston Date / Time: November 11, 2019 12:00PM

Description:

Monroe, James (1758-1831) A View of the Conduct of the Executive, in the Foreign Affairs of the United States, Connected with the Mission to the French Republic, during the Years 1794, 5, & 6. Philadelphia: by and for Benj. Franklin Bache, 1797. First edition, octavo, uncut, in boards, ex libris Benjamin Hazard (1774-1841), a2, b-h4, i3, B-Z4, Aa-Zz4, Aaa-Fff4, 9 x 5 1/2 in.

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Monroe wrote and published this book twenty years before he became President. The text (reproductions of diplomatic correspondence) documents Monroe's activities as Minister to France under Washington during the French Revolution.
Estimate $200-300


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Keywords

James, Franklin Bache, Benj, Benjamin Hazard, Philadelphia, France, United States