TREATY OF GHENT OF 1814 WITH GREAT BRITAIN.
Little settled by Jay's treaty-Mr. King, minister to Eng.
land-Made no treaty-Succeeded by Mr. Monroe-Proposes
a convention to Lord Hawkesbury--Rule of '56-Account of
it-Injurious to American commerce-Special mission of
Messrs. Monroe and Pinkney-Conventions with Lords Holland
and Auckland-Most favourable ever made-President rejects
it without consulting Senate--Impressment Account of it
Opinions of Foster, Mansfield and Chatham-Convention with
Lord St. Vincent-Chesapeake England offered reparation-
Refused to consider the affair in connexion with other topics
in discussion-Mr. Rose-Mission ineffectual-Orders in coun-
cil-Great sensation-Erskine arrangement--Unsuccessful
Erskine withdrawn-Mr. Jackson-His correspondence with
government--Dismissed —England expresses do mark of dis-
pleasure--Antedated decree~-England refuses to repeal orders
-Declaration of 1812--War--Remarks on neutrality--Medi-
ation of Russia-Not successful--Peace of Ghent-No disput-
ed point settled Peace--Policy of America--War of 1812,
good effect on national character, . . . . . . . . .