The Duplicate Letters, the Fisheries and the Mississippi: Documents Relating to Transactions at the Negotiation of Ghent. Collected and published by John Quincy Adams, one of the commissioners of the United States at that negotiation.

Louisville, KY: Printed by S. Penn, Jr. 1823. Second edition (first published the previous year by Peter Force in Washington, D.C.). 8vo. (2), 223 pp. Cf. Sabin 276 (for the Washington, D.C., printing only). American Imprints 11531. Eberstadt 105, 196: "This is Adams' attempt to justify his course in negotiating with the British for the Mississippi, which aroused such a storm in the western country ... this Louisville issue is uncommon." Jillson Rare Kentucky Books, p. 68. Original printed green wrappers (rubbed, spine partly eroded), a nice advertisement for the Louisville Book Store on the rear wrapper. Nice untrimmed and mostly unopened copy, quite scarce in such nearly original condition. (2824). Item #56427

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