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*RARE* 1803-ACTS Passed FIRST SESSION / EIGHTH U.S.CONGRESS (Louisiana Purchase)
1803. ACTS PASSED at the FIRST SESSION of the EIGHTH CONGRESS of the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Begun and Held at the CITY OF WASHINGTON, in the DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, on Monday, the SEVENTEENTH OF OCTOBER, in the YEAR 1803 and of the INDEPENDENCE OF THE UNITED STATES the TWENTY-EIGHTH____ This is NOT an ex-library copy and it is NOT a reprint edition___ BINDING is ORIGINAL stapled WRAPPERS; binding and text are generally neat, clean and solid in GOOD, perhaps better, condition with NO extraneous writings or bookplates. General light wear and normal 'age-coloration'. There are NO rips, tears or missing pieces. Overall, a nice, SOLID COLLECTOR COPY of the RARE, ORIGINAL 1803 PRINTING_____ This is the complete ORIGINAL 1803 FIRST CONGRESSIONAL PRINTING, with all relating SECTIONS of ALL LEGAL DETAILS, pertaining to the TREATY PURCHASING the LOUISIANA TERRITORY from THE FRENCH... parts of it printed in BOTH ENGLISH and FRENCH___ 221 pages of RARE PRIMARY SOURCE MATERIAL documenting EARLY AMERICAN HISTORY... including several INDIAN TREATIES between the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA and the CHOCTAW NATION... the WYANDOT... the PIANKASHAW... the KASKASKIA... the KICKAPOOS... the DELAWARES... the MIAMIES... the EEL RIVER NATIONS and more____ Acquisition of LOUISIANA was a LONG-TERM GOAL of PRESIDENT THOMAS JEFFERSON, who was especially EAGER to GAIN CONTROL of the CRUCIAL MISSISSIPPI PORT of NEW ORLEANS____ The LOUISIANA PURCHASE extended UNITED STATES SOVEREIGNTY across the MISSISSIPPI RIVER, nearly DOUBLING the nominal size of the country___ PLANS were set forth for SEVERAL MISSIONS t … [Click Below for Full Description]
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