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    James Monroe as Minister to Great Britain Autograph Letter Signed, "Jas. Monroe", one page with verso address panel, 7.25" x 9", London, February 20, 1804, to William Lee, U. S. Consul at Bordeaux, France. At a time when American seamen were being impressed by the Royal Navy and Napoleon was running amok through Europe, young America's next president is here pulling strings to get his hands on some fine French wine. Monroe writes in part, "...You know the kinds of wine wh will suit me from yr quarter, wh with the other articles heretofore mentioned, I shall thank you to forward by first safe conveyance..." Very fine condition. Ex. Henry E. Luhrs Collection.

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