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University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Amelia Island Message, 1818



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Amelia Island, Florida
Title: Amelia Island Message
Dates: 1818
Abstract: Message from President James Monroe announcing that American troops had taken possession of Amelia Island, East Florida. American military intervention in the Floridas resulted in the Adams-Onís Treaty (1819), which ceded Florida to the United States and defined the boundary of the Louisiana Territory to exclude Texas.
Extent: 1 item
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History,The University of Texas at Austin

Historical Note

American military intervention in the Floridas resulted in the Adams-Onís Treaty (1819), which ceded Florida to the United States and defined the boundary of the Louisiana Territory to exclude Texas.

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Scope and Contents

Message from President James Monroe announcing that American troops had taken possession of Amelia Island, East Florida. American military intervention in the Floridas resulted in the Adams-Onís Treaty (1819), which ceded Florida to the United States and defined the boundary of the Louisiana Territory to exclude Texas.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.

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Index Terms

Subjects
Amelia Island, Florida.
Adams-Onís Treaty.
Texas, Spanish.
United States Army.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Amelia Island Message, 1818, Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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2Q403 Message, 1818

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