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[drop-title] French spoliations prior to 1800. [To accompany bill H. R. No. 319.] April 4, 1840. Mr. Cushing, from the Committee on Foreign Affairs, made the following report: The Committee on Foreign Affairs, to whom were referred sundry memorials, and resolutions of states, praying that those citizens of the United States, whose claims against the government of France, prior to the year 1800, were renounced by the United States at that time, may be indemnified therefor, have had the same under consideration, and respectfully submit the following report: .... by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs - 1840 - from Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts Co., LLC (PRB&M)  (SKU: 11924)

[drop-title] French spoliations prior to 1800. [To accompany bill H. R. No. 319.] April 4, 1840. Mr. Cushing, from the Committee on Foreign Affairs, made the following report: The Committee on Foreign Affairs, to whom were referred sundry memorials, and resolutions of states, praying that those citizens of the United States, whose claims against the government of France, prior to the year 1800, were renounced by the United States at that time, may be indemnified therefor, have had the same under consideration, and respectfully submit the following report: ....

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[drop-title] French spoliations prior to 1800. [To accompany bill H. R. No. 319.] April 4, 1840. Mr. Cushing, from the Committee on Foreign Affairs, made the following report: The Committee on Foreign Affairs, to whom were referred sundry memorials, and resolutions of states, praying that those citizens of the United States, whose claims against the government of France, prior to the year 1800, were renounced by the United States at that time, may be indemnified therefor, have had the same under consideration, and respectfully submit the following report: ....

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs

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Washington: Blair & Rives, printers, 1840. 8vo. 67 pp.

Regarding long-delayed reparations for French raids predating 1800. Government document: 26th Congress, 1st Session. Rep. No. 343. Ho. of Reps. Removed from a nonce volume; three holes in inner margin, not touching text. First page with paper remnants adhered to top left corner, covering several letters and numbers, and an early inked number in top right corner. Moderate spotting. Several closed incisions to first page. Creases to following pages.

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[drop-title] French spoliations prior to 1800. [To accompany bill H. R. No. 319.] April 4, 1840. Mr. Cushing, from the Committee on Foreign Affairs, made the following report: The Committee on Foreign Affairs, to whom were referred sundry memorials, and resolutions of states, praying that those citizens of the United States, whose claims against the government of France, prior to the year 1800, were renounced by the United States at that time, may be indemnified therefor, have had the same under consideration, and respectfully submit the following report: ....
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United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs
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1840
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8vo. 67 pp.

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