Reflections on Monroe's View, of the Conduct of the Executive, as Published in the Gazette of the United States,; under the Signature of Scipio, In which the Commercial Warfare of France is traced to the French Faction in this Country, as its Source, and the Motives of Opposition.

Philadelphia: John Fenno, 1798. First. pamphlet. 88 pages. Small 8vo, disbound, scattered very light foxing, mostly to margins. (Philadelphia: John Fenno, 1798). First Edition. very good(-).

Uriah Tracy was a Federalist United States Senator from Connecticut. This work "...was an able, cynical , partisan criticism that had force as a campaign document." Dictionary of American Biography XVIII. p. 625. James Monroe wrote, "A View of the Conduct of the Executive," as vindication of his mission as minister to France, after being recalled by Secretary of State Timothy Pickering. Monroe was against the Jay Treaty and blamed George Washington for his recall. Howes T-326. Evans 34675. Sabin 96421.

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