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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 [175]
Object Name Documents
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.

Catalog Number 2008.007.001
Collection AIMH
Accession number 2008.007
Caption Occupation of Amelia Island
Number of images 45
People McGregor, Gregor
MacGregor, Gregor
Yribarren, J. H. de
Henley, J. D.
Banchead, Jas.
Aury, Luis
Pazos, Vicente
Murden, J.
Comte, Luis
Elton, John H.
Pasons, J. (Dr.)
Young, Francis
Richardson, Edmund
Hickman, Joshua
Lewis, D.
Monk, James
Adams, John Quincy
Monroe James
Subjects United States--politics and government
United States--history--sources
Amelia Island (Fla.)--history
Florida--history--Spanish colony, 1784-1821
Classification Government & Politics