Writings Of John Quincy Adams (volume 6)

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byJohn Quincy Adams

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1916. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... and be bound at once to guarantee their liberty, and to employ them as servants. Whether they will be as ready to enter into our feelings, with regard to the search by foreign navy lieutenants of vessels under convoy of our own naval commanders, is perhaps of no material importance. The other reasons are presumed to be amply sufficient to convince them, that the motives for declining this overture are compatible with an earnest wish that the measures concerted by these treaties may prove successful in extirpating that root of numberless evils, the traffic in human blood, and with the determination to cooperate to the utmost extent of our powers in this great vindication of the sacred rights of humanity.1 TO PETER PAUL FRANCIS DE GRAND Wash1ngton, 16 November, 1818. Dear S1r: I shall commit to the Secretary of the Treasury your plan for creating a circulating medium of government paper. Men more conversant with the practical details of commerce than I am, and equally upright and intelligent with the author of the plan, but taking other views, may perhaps perceive objections to it which have not presented themselves to me. I have an indistinct idea, however, that this circulating medium once issued, would take almost entirely 1 In his Memoranda of a Residence at the Court of London (1st Ser.), 354, Rush gives a summary of the negotiations of the joint mission of Gallatin and himself to November 1. See also Adams, Writings of Gallatin, II. 82-85. The convention resulting from the negotiations, signed October 20, 1818, covered the subjects of fisheries, boundary, and restoration of slaves; and extended the convention °f July 3, 1815, for a period of ten years. the place at least of U. S. Bank notes and thereby reduce the profits, if not substantially i...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1916. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... and be bound at once to guarantee their liberty, and to employ them as servants. Whether they will be as ready to enter into...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:168 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.36 inPublished:January 6, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217654711

ISBN - 13:9780217654715

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