IV. The “Greek Question” As An Issue of U.S. Foreign Policy
C5. Resolution by Edward Livingston, Representative from Louisiana
January 2, 1827
Resolved, that the committee of Ways and Means be instructed to prepare and bring in a bill making an appropriation of $50,000, to be expended under the direction of the President, in the purchase and transportation of provisions for the suffering inhabitants of Greece.
Source: Constantine G. Hatzidimitriou, Founded on Freedom and Virtue: Documents Illustrating the Impact in the United States of the Greek War of Independence, 1821-1829 (New Rochelle, New York: Aristide D. Caratzas, 2002).