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Alexander Munro to James Monroe, 1804 December 29

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 6
Identifier: id293301

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Scope and Contents Alexander Munro, Custom House, London, England, to James Monroe, Court of Madrid, Spain. Request that he attempt to obtain release of Captain Falkener [sic]. Autograph letter signed, including endorsement by James Monroe, including letter from Sir David Baird, Butler Street, London, England, December 24, 1804, requesting him to obtain the American Minister's [James Monroe] help in obtaining the release of the French. Also including manuscript summary of Falconer's career, circumstances surrounding his and Sir David Baird's capture, and negotiations for their release.


  • Creation: 1804 December 29


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