Foreign Letters of the Continental Congress record example

    Foreign Letters of the Continental Congress

    Records: 474 · Complete: 100%

    NARA M61. The letters in this publication are useful for understanding the basis of international law in the United States. They include instructions sent to US ministers and consuls abroad from 1785 to 1790, sent by John Jay, Secretary of Foreign Affairs; Thomas Jefferson, Secretary of State; and others. They are arranged chronologically.

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    Example Records

    Introduction letter for Samuel Wales from John Jay to Thomas Jefferson
    Introduction letter for Samuel Wales from John Jay to Thomas Jefferson
    Instructions from John Jay to John Adams
    Instructions from John Jay to John Adams
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    Source Information

    "Foreign Letters of the Continental Congress and Department of State, 1785-1790" database with images Fold3 (https://www.fold3.com/publication/76/foreign-letters-of-the-continental-congress: accessed May 26, 2022)

    Publication Title
    Foreign Letters of the Continental Congress
    Total Records
    474 · Complete: 100%
    Content Source
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    Publication Number
    M61
    Record Group
    59
    Published on Fold3
    14 Mar 2007
    Last Updated
    14 Mar 2007
    Description
    NARA M61. Copies of letters sent from the U.S. Department of State and The Continental Congress to ministers and consuls abroad.