Office for Foreign Affairs, 20th October, 1785. [electronic resource] : The secretary of the United States for the Deparment of Foreign Affairs, to whom was referred his letter of 13th instant, to His Excellency the president, and one from Chevalier Jones, to him of 6th August last, with a copy of a letter, from Mr. Soulanges, to the judges and consuls at Nantes, informing that the Algerines had declared war against the United States: : and also a motion of the Honorable Mr. Pinckney, of 17th October instant--reports ...
Recommending "measures be taken for protecting the American trade, and meeting these predatory enemies in a proper manner." Includes the letters and the motion listed in the title.
Title taken from opening lines of text.
Signed on p. : All which is submitted to the wisdom of Congress. John Jay.
The Dept. of Foreign Affairs was located in New York in 1785.
Microform version available in the Readex Early American Imprints series.
Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Inc., 2002-2004. Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. First series ; no. 19325).