The Andrew Jackson France Message
WASHINGTON, January 17, 1833.
The SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES:
In conformity with a resolution of the House of Representatives of the 11th
December last, I herewith transmit "such portions as have not heretofore been communicated of the instructions given to our
ministers in France on the subject of claims for spoliations since September, 1800, and of the correspondence of said ministers
with the French Government and with the Secretary of State of the United States on the same subject. "
Source: A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents, Prepared under the direction of the
Joint Committee on printing, of the House and Senate, Pursuant to an Act of the Fifty-Second Congress of the United States.
New York : Bureau of National Literature, Inc., 1897; Yale Law School, The Avalon Project