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    James Monroe Papers

    The James Monroe Papers at the Manuscript Division of the Library of Congress consist of approximately 5,200 items dating from 1758 to 1839. Monroe (1758–1831) was the fifth president of the United States, and one of 23 presidents whose papers are at the Library of Congress. Monroe's papers document his presidency and also his prior careers as secretary of state, secretary of war, delegate ...

    • Contributor: Monroe, James

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    James Monroe papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence relating primarily to negotiations for the Louisiana Purchase, the Monroe-Pinkney treaty with Great Britain (1807), the War of 1812, the purchase of Florida, South American independence, and Virginia politics; diary (1825 Feb.); account book containing memoranda and official and personal accounts (1794-1802); and other papers. Correspondents include John Adams, John Quincy Adams, John Armstrong, Joel Barlow, William Benton, James Bowdoin, John C. Calhoun, ...

    • Contributor: Monroe, James
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    James Monroe papers, 1758-1839

    United States president, secretary of state, secretary of war, and diplomat; delegate to the Continental Congress from and governor of Virginia. Correspondence relating primarily to negotiations for the Louisiana Purchase, the Monroe-Pinkney treaty with Great Britain, the War of 1812, the purchase of Florida, South American independence, and Virginia politics and a diary, an account book of memoranda and official and personal accounts, and ...

    • Contributor: Monroe, James
    • Date: 1758
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    James Monroe letter, Catalog Record Only

    ALS written in Washington as U.S. secretary of state, to Lord Holland. Topics include negotiations to lead to peace between the United States and Great Britain.

    • Contributor: Monroe, James
    • Date: 1814
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    James Monroe letter, Catalog Record Only

    ALS written as U.S. minister plenipotentiary in London, to Lord Holland, tracing the history of the present boundaries between Canada and the United States.

    • Contributor: Monroe, James
    • Date: 1807
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    James Monroe letter, Catalog Record Only

    ALS written in Washington as U.S. secretary of state, to Lord Holland. Topics include the repressive measures Britain is taking against United States commerce and Monroe warns that if maintained, these actions must lead to war.

    • Contributor: Monroe, James
    • Date: 1811
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    James Monroe letter, Catalog Record Only

    ALS written as U.S. minister plenipotentiary in London, to Lord Holland, containing a tribute to the memory of Charles James Fox, who had died on 13 Sept. 1806.

    • Contributor: Monroe, James
    • Date: 1806
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    James Monroe letter, Catalog Record Only

    Letter written in the third-person as U.S. minister plenipotentiary in London, to Lord Holland, conveying the respects of William Pinkney and General Lafayette.

    • Contributor: Monroe, James
    • Date: 1805
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    James Monroe letter, Catalog Record Only

    ALS written as U.S. minister plenipotentiary in London, to Lord Holland, indicating that he hopes to see him soon to conclude business.

    • Contributor: Monroe, James
    • Date: 1807
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    James Monroe letter, Catalog Record Only

    ALS written as former U.S. minister plenipotentiary in London, to Lord Holland, saying farewell upon leaving to return to the United States. Persons represented include Mr. Canning and the late Charles James Fox.

    • Contributor: Monroe, James
    • Date: 1807
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    James Monroe letter, Catalog Record Only

    ALS written as U.S. minister plenipotentiary in London, to Lord Holland, assuring him that he will not leave England without visiting. Persons represented include Mr. Purviance.

    • Contributor: Monroe, James
    • Date: 1807
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    James Monroe letter, Catalog Record Only

    ALS written in Albemarle County, Va., to Lord Holland. Topics include foreign relations. Persons represented include Mr. McRae.

    • Contributor: Monroe, James
    • Date: 1809