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Brown, Charles B. (fl. 1803) An Address... on the cession of Louisiana to the French...

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04959.01 Author/Creator: Brown, Charles B. (fl. 1803) Place Written: Washington Type: Pamphlet Date: 1803 Pagination: 92 p. 20.8 x 13.1 cm

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Summary of Content: Manifest destiny and the Louisiana territory. Printed by H. Maxwell. Howes B831, Thompson 974, S&S 33881. Stamps on titlepage. Signature of Elihu Chauncey.


Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Westward ExpansionLouisiana PurchaseLand TransactionGlobal History and CivicsForeign AffairsFrontiers and ExplorationFrance

Sub Era: The Age of Jefferson & Madison

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