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Treaty between United States and Columbia

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03985.20 Author/Creator: Place Written: Bogota, Colombia Type: Pamphlet Date: 1825 Pagination: 22 p. 22.5 x 29.3 cm

Large Quarto. Printed by F.M Stokes. First Columbian printing. First treaty between the US and another icountry in the western hemisphere. Negotiatedin 1824, ratified in 1825. Malloy p. 292.

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