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Monroe, James (1758-1831) to House of Representatives

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01107 Author/Creator: Monroe, James (1758-1831) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Letter signed Date: 01 May 1822 Pagination: 2 p. 25 x 19 cm Order a Copy

Recommends Congress grant a request by the government of Norway that the United States provide reciprocity of a policy reducing port duties and cargo unlading fees for U.S. vessels using Norwegian harbors. Written a year before the Monroe Doctrine.

Monroe, James, 1758-1831

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