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//title/76/foreign-letters-of-the-continental-congress: accessed March 5, 2021)

Publication Title
Foreign Letters of the Continental Congress
Total Records
474 · Complete: 100%
Content Source
The National Archives logoThe National Archives
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.