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Foreign Letters of the Continental Congress FREE

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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Foreign Letters of the Continental Congress
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Records: 474 · Complete: 100%
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March 14, 2007
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NARA M61. Copies of letters sent from the U.S. Department of State and The Continental Congress to ministers and consuls abroad.