John Quincy Adams letter : Washington, D.C., to Stratford Canning, 1823 May 22.


Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848. John Quincy Adams letter : Washington, D.C., to Stratford Canning, 1823 May 22.

John Quincy Adams letter : Washington, D.C., to Stratford Canning, 1823 May 22.

Handwritten letter in secretarial hand addressed from the Department of State and signed by John Quincy Adams [then Secretary of State]. Addressed to the Minister Plenipotentiary from Great Britain, Stratford Canning, on behalf of the Marshal of the District Columbia, Tench Ringgold, who is setting out to pursue an escaped prisoner, Benjamin F. French, who has taken refuge in Canada. The letter requests from Canning "such documents as you may suppose will be useful to him, in the object of his pursuit."

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