|Title||Message from the President of the United States, transmitting, in pursuance of a resolution of the House of Representataives, of the 20th Instant, information, not heretofore communicated, relating to the Occupation of Amelia Island |
|Scope & Content||
This document concerns the invasion and occupation of Amelia Island by Gregor MacGregor [sic] and Luis Aury. Documents and letters concerning this occupation dated from 7 July 1816 to Jan. 1818 are included. President Jame Monroe provided the introduction, denying that the United States had anything to do with General MacGregor's invasion of Amelia Island. John Quincy Adams as Secretary of State wrote two of the letters.
|Caption||Occupation of Amelia Island|
|Number of images||45|
Yribarren, J. H. de
Henley, J. D.
Elton, John H.
Pasons, J. (Dr.)
Adams, John Quincy
United States--politics and government
Amelia Island (Fla.)--history
Florida--history--Spanish colony, 1784-1821
|Classification||Government & Politics|