Domestic Letters of the Department of State record example

    Domestic Letters of the Department of State

    Records: 186,973 · Complete: 100%

    NARA M40. These letters are part of the US State Department's Central File the largest and most important category of State Department records (NARA Record Group 59). The letters in this publication set are neither diplomatic nor consular, and therefore defined as "miscellaneous correspondence." They are arranged chronologically, covering the period 1784-1906.

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    John Quincy Adams on slaves captured during the war of 1812
    John Quincy Adams on slaves captured during the war of 1812
    William Seward reveals one effect of Southern privateering
    William Seward reveals one effect of Southern privateering
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    "Domestic Letters of the Department of State, 1784-1906" database with images Fold3 (https://www.fold3.com/publication/72/domestic-letters-of-the-department-of-state: accessed May 26, 2022)

    Publication Title
    Domestic Letters of the Department of State
    Total Records
    186,973 · Complete: 100%
    Content Source
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    Publication Number
    M40
    Record Group
    59
    Published on Fold3
    14 Mar 2007
    Last Updated
    11 Dec 2008
    Description
    NARA M40. Copies of miscellaneous letters sent from the US State Department between 1784 and 1906.