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Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) to William C. Bradley

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00496.004 Author/Creator: Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Place Written: Department of State Type: Letter signed Date: 9 March 1820 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Written as Secretary of State. re: not complying with request, Treaty of Ghent

People: Bradley, William Czar, 1782-1867.
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848.

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Keywords/Subjects: President, Treaty, Global History and US Foreign Policy, Global History and US Foreign Policy, War of 1812, Finance, Economics, Government and Civics

Sub Era: The First Age of Reform