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Goodrich, Elizur to Stephen Twining re: treaty talks between the United States and France

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05754.04 Author/Creator: Goodrich, Elizur Place Written: Philadelphia Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1800/04/04 Pagination: 1 p. + FF 36.8 x 22.6 cm

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Full Transcript: Philadelphia Apr 4. 1800
Dear Sir.
Capt Barny is in the City, he brings Dispatches from the Envoys, dated at the Burgos in Spain on the 10th. February. The had the day ...before received Passports from Mr. Talleyrand, expressing impatience for their arrival in Paris - and assuring them that the form of their Letters of Credence (they being addressed to the Directory) would not prevent immediately opening the negotiations. The answer is for this day - the Pennsylvanians will aid to a man - the Yorkers oppose - and mean a postponement till next Session - it is a dangerous motion at this time of the Session, but I think will not succeed - I am respectfully
E Goodrich
[address leaf:]
Free Elizur Goodrich
Messrs Daggett Baldun & Twining
New Haven
Connecticut

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Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Quasi-warTreatyFranceGlobal History and CivicsForeign AffairsDiplomacy

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