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United States. Congress (29th, 1st session : 1846) Schooner Amistad.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00267.067.02 Author/Creator: United States. Congress (29th, 1st session : 1846) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Pamphlet Date: 24 June 1846 Pagination: 1 v. : 17 p. ; 22.6 x 14.6 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00267.067.02 Author/Creator: United States. Congress (29th, 1st session : 1846) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Pamphlet Date: 24 June 1846 Pagination: 1 v. : 17 p. ; 22.6 x 14.6 cm.

Summary of Content: Includes a letter from James Buchanan, Secretary of State, to Charles J. Ingersoll, Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the House of Representatives. Contains correspondence between A. Calderon de la Barca, envoy extraordinary and minister plenipotentiary of Spain, and John C. Calhoun, Secretary of State before Buchanan. All items pertain to the Amistad.

People: Ingersoll, Charles Jared, 1782-1862
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: AmistadAfricaAfrican American HistorySlaveryMaritimeLawGovernment and CivicsCongressPresidentGlobal History and US Foreign Policy

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