Memoranda of a Residence at the Court of London, Comprising Incidents Official and Personal from 1819-1825: Including Negotiations on the Oregon Question, and Other Unsettled Questions Between the United States and Great Britain

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Lea & Blanchard, 1845 - Great Britain - 640 pages
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