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Message of the President of the United States, at the Commencement of the Second Session of the Fifteenth Congress. November 17, 1818. Read, and committed to a committee of the whole House, on the state of the Union.
Washington: E. De Krafft, 1818. Stab stitched as issued, untrimmed. 9 3/4 x 6 inches (24.5 16 cm); 167 pp. Creases to edges, small loss from ink burn at head of title which also bears the signature "J. Sullivan/Madison/Md" and very faint inked numerals, foxing and few small stains.
Monroe's eleven-page speech deals mainly with issues regarding South America, the balance documents in support of his comments.

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