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Madison, James (1751-1836) Message from the President... transmitting a Treaty of Peace...[with] Algiers

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02822 Author/Creator: Madison, James (1751-1836) Place Written: Washington Type: Pamphlet Date: 1815 Pagination: 19 p. 22 x 14 cm

Summary of Content: Printing a the treaty of peace between the U.S. and the Dey of Algiers with the statements of American peace commissioners Stephen Decatur and William Shaler. Printed by William A. Davis.

Background Information: Signer of the U.S. Constitution.

People: Madison, James, 1751-1836

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: PresidentGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyDiplomacyGovernment and CivicsTreatyAfricaBarbary CoastBarbary PiratesBattle

Sub Era: The Age of Jefferson & Madison

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