(War Of 1812--President Madison asks Congress to declare war on Great Britain) Important State Papers: Declaration Of War. James Madison.

(War Of 1812--President Madison asks Congress to declare war on Great Britain) Important State Papers: Declaration Of War.

Washington DC: 1812. Pamphlet. 28 pp, string bound, edges uncut. Dated in print June 18, 4 o'clock P.M. Contains James Madison's message to the Senate and House of Representatives (pp 1-13), followed by the report of the Committee on Foreign Relations to which had been referred Madison's June 1st message )p. 13-22); the actual Declaration of War (pp. 22-23), signed in print by Henry Clay as Speaker of The House and William H. Crawford, President pro tempore of the Senate, and approved by James Madison; a Proclamation By The President Of The United States of America (pp. 23-24) signed in print by Madison and James Monroe as Secretary of State; an Address of The Senate to The People of the Commonwealth Of Massachusetts (pp. 25-28) dated June 26 and signed in print by Samuel Dana. Good to very good, corners dog-eared and with some staining to the margins. Item #E18627B

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