[Washington. 1808]. 19pp. Printed self-wrappers, stitched. Very good, untrimmed. Item #WRCAM35523
Relating to American complaints that the French privateers have seized ships protected by the Berlin Decree of November, 1806. Most of the papers are correspondence between John Armstrong, minister to France, and various French officials. Also included is an excerpt of a letter from Armstrong to James Monroe elucidating the finer points of the decree and its applications. In French and English (with English translations of the French). SHAW & SHOEMAKER 16535.