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U.S. Government Documents Declaring War, 1812 June 1-25

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents Note From the Collection: This double-sided broadside reprints a message to Congress by James Madison (June 10); a report from the Committee on Foreign Relations; the declaration of war, signed by Henry Clay and William Crawford, and approved by James Madison (June 18); a proclamation by the president, signed by James Madison and James Monroe (June 19); and a letter to the citizens of West Tennessee from Felix Grundy (June 25). President Madison’s message lays out the provocations by Great Britain and the decision...
Dates: 1812 June 1-25