- Monroe, James, 1758-1831
- Call number
- Pforz MS
- Physical description
- 1 item
- Preferred Citation
- James Monroe manuscript material : 1 item, Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle, The New York Public Library
- Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle
- Access to materials
- Restricted access. Request access to this collection.
James Monroe, fifth President of the United States. In 1804 he was serving as U.S. minister to France, Spain and England. To Andrew James Cochrane-Johnstone, British politician and fraudster : 1 autograph letter signed : 2 Jan 1804 : (MISC 0337) : from Wimpole Street : begins, "I have rec'd with clear sensibility yr. obliging letter of yesterday. In undertaking the late interesting affair in yr. behalf with the govt. of France the only satisfaction wch I contemplated was that whch wld naturally arise from the hope of being able to render an acceptable & useful service to a gentleman of distinction & merit ...".
Using the collection
LocationCarl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle
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