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OF

THE UNITED STATES,

FROM THE PEACE OF 1815 TO 1830.

BY SAMUEL PERKINS, ESQUIRE.

NEW YORK:

PUBLISHED BY S. CONVERSE.

1830..

Checked May 1913

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PREFACE.

The favorable manner in which a work, entitled " A History of the late War," has been received, has induced the writer to continue a history from the peace of 1815 to the end of the first session of the twenty-first congress, May 31st, 1830.

Its objects are to give a correct and connected account,

1st. Of the military and naval transactions, embracing the Algerine war; the measures taken to suppress piracy; and the Seminole war:

2d. Of the proceedings of congress and the executive relating to important subjects of general policy :

3d. Of judicial decisions on constitutional questions:

Ath. Of diplomatic discussions :

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