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[Volume 1] The American diplomatic code embracing a collection of treaties and conventions between the United States and foreign powers: from 1778 to 1834. With an abstract of important judicial decisions, on points connected with our foreign relations. Also, A concise diplomatic manual, containing a summary of the law of nations, from the works of Wicquefort, Martens, Kent, Vattel, Ward, Story, &c. &c. ... by Jonathan Elliot.

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A useful source of original treaties and conventions with other countries worldwide, with an index organized by country, a table of the negotiators, a diplomatic chronology from 1326 to 1834 offering dates of treaties, and a summary of the law of nations from selected renowned sources.

First published in 1827, this is Elliot's second, updated and final edition, which was adopted by Secretary of State McLane for the use of his department during the Jackson administration (1829-1837). "Although the collection of treaties has been superseded by later collections, Elliot's summaries of judicial decisions are still valuable." DAB III:93.

Elliot [1784-1846] is widely known as the author of the important Constitutional collection, The Debates in the Several State Conventions of the Adoption of the Federal Constitution, as Recommended by the General Convention at Philadelphia in 1787..

2 volumes. xxxvi, 566; ii, 704 pp

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Dictionary of American Biography III:92-93

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Publisher: Washington, Printed by J. Elliot, Jun., 1834.

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Pages: 646

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