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Title
John Quincy Adams letter John Quincy Adams letter, 1819 Aug. 23.
Type
Text
Subject
Ferdinand VII, King of Spain, 1784-1833.
Everett, Alexander Hill, 1790-1847--Correspondence.
Forsyth, John, 1780-1841.
Monroe, James, 1758-1831.
Onís, Luis de, 1762-1827.
Treaties, etc. United States, 1819 February 22.
Diplomatic and consular service, American--Netherlands.
Diplomatic and consular service, American--Spain.
Florida--History--To 1821.
Pensacola (Fla.)
Saint Augustine (Fla.)
Spain--Colonies.
Spain--Foreign relations--Treaties.
Spain--Foreign relations--1814-1886.
Spain--Foreign relations--United States.
United States--Foreign relations--1817-1825.
United States--Foreign relations--Spain.
Cabinet officers--United States.
Language
English
In English
Identified By
Lccn: 2007565778
Summary
ALS written as U.S. secretary of state to Alexander H. Everett, U.S. chargé d'affaires at the Hague. Topics include Florida; Pensacola; St. Augustine; U.S. treaties, diplomacy, and foreign affairs; Spanish colonialism; the Adams-Onís Treaty; and whether the Spanish king, Ferdinand VII, will ratify the treaty, versus obtaining Florida by other means. Persons represented include President James Monroe, U.S. minister to Spain John Forsyth, and Spanish foreign minister Luis de Onís. Adams writes in part, "Should the opinion of Congress concur with that of the President, possession will be taken of Florida, without any views of Hostility to Spain. . . . It is not the intention of the United States to disturb the peace of Europe."
Authorized Access Point
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848. John Quincy Adams letter, 1819 Aug. 23
Authorized Access Point Variant
United States. Department of State. John Quincy Adams letter, 1819 Aug. 23
Jay I. Kislak Collection (Library of Congress) John Quincy Adams letter, 1819 Aug. 23