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    James Monroe Document Signed as Secretary of State. DS, "Jas Monroe", one page, 7.25" x 9" (sight), Washington City, August 28, 1812. Printed, in full: "No. 825 Additional Instructions to the public and private armed vessel of the United States. The public and private armed vessels of the United States are not to interrupt any vessels belonging to citizens of the United States coming from British ports to the United States laden with British merchandize, in consequence of the alleged repeal of the British Orders in Council, but are on the contrary to give aid and assistance to the same; in order that such vessels and their cargoes may be dealt with on their arrival as may be decided by the competent authorities. By command of the President of the United States of America". Matted beside a black and white photographic reproduction of Monroe's portrait and framed to overall size of 22.5" x 15.5".


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    4th-5th Wednesday-Thursday
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