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October 18, 1802 Juan Ventura Moralis reveals that Spain intends to revoke the American "right of deposit" at New Orleans. Most historians believe that the revocation came because of American abuses of the Pinckney Treaty.
  Louisiana Purchase
October 18, 1854 James Buchanan pens the Ostend Manifesto
  James Buchanan
October 18, 1859 Robert E. Lee and JEB Stuart plan an attack against John Brown and his raiders at Harpers Ferry. At 6:30 am, Stuart signals Marine Lieutenant Israel Green who storms the firehouse holding the raiders and their hostages. Five of Brown's Raiders escape. The rest are caught or killed.
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October 18, 1862 Battle of Lexington

John Hunt Morgan's [CS} raiders captured a federal garrison before moving to the southwest
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October 18, 1867 Russia turns over Alaska to the United States

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