XYZ AFFAIR
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One for anENGLISH (Only)Reader
(Eighteen Letters).  Documents referred to in the President's speech to both houses of the fifth Congress, on the sixteenth May, 1797. Published by order of the House of Representatives. Philadelphia: Pr. by W. Ross, [1797]. 8vo (20 cm, 7.9"). 63, [1 (blank)] pp. (lacking pp. 6572).
$285.00

The Fateful “Instructions”
Pickering, Timothy.  Instructions to Charles Cotesworth Pinckney, John Marshall and Elbridge Gerry, Envoys Extraordinary and Ministers Plenipotentiary to the French republic, referred to in the Message of the President of the United States of the third instant. Philadelphia: Pr. by Way & Groff, 1798. 8vo. 20 pp.
$250.00
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Post-XYZ Affair
Pickering, Timothy.  Message from the President of the United States, accompanying a report of the Secretary of State, containing observations on some of the documents, communicated by the President, on the eighteenth instant. 21st January, 1799. Ordered to lie on the table. Philadelphia: John Ward Fenno, 1798 [i.e., 1799]. 8vo (20.2 cm, 8"). [2], 45, [1 (blank)] pp.
$1150.00

Scipio's” Opinions
[Tracy, Uriah]. Reflections on Monroe's view, of the conduct of the executive, as published in the Gazette of the United States, under the signature of Scipio. In which the commercial warfare of France is traced to the French faction in this country, as its source, and the motives of opposition, &c. [Philadelphia: Pr. by John Fenno, 1798]. 8vo signed in 4s (20 cm, 7.9"). 88 pp.
$800.00

President Adams Sends TWO Messages
United States.  Dept. of State.  Message from the President of the United States, accompanying sundry papers relative to the affairs of the United States, with the French Republic. 18th January, 1799.... [Philadelphia: Pr. for the House of Representatives, 1799]. 8vo (20.1 cm, 7.9"). 123, [1 (blank)] pp. [with] Message from the President of the United States, accompanying a report of the Secretary of State, containing observations on some of the documents, communicated by the President, on the eighteenth instant. 21st January, 1799. Philadelphia: John Ward Fenno, 1799. 8vo. [2], 45, [3 (2 blank)] pp.
$685.00
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XYZ in French
(XYZ Affair).  France.  Ministère des Affaires Etrangères. French originals of all the documents, translations of which accompanied the message of the President of the United States, of the 18th January, 1799, relative to the affairs of the United States with the French republic. Philadelphia: Charles Cist, 1799. 8vo. [1] f., 58 pp.
$750.00

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