Princeton University Library Catalog

Libya : records of the U.S. Department of State, 1796-1885.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Farmington Hills, Mich. : Gale, a part of Cengage Learning, 2016.
Description:
1 online resource (7,096 images)
Series:
Archives unbound. [More in this series]
Summary note:
This archive documents the American consulate in Tripoli. Included here are correspondences of Secretary of State James Madison during the Tripolitan War, 1801-1805, between the United States and the piratical North African Barbary States. Handwritten correspondences from Secretary of State William H. Seward in the Lincoln Administration, relating to the opening of the port of New Orleans in 1862, and exchanges from Secretary of State James G. Blaine, in the Garfield Administration, make this a rich resource in U.S. diplomatic history. The collection is sourced from the Central Files of the General Records of the Department of State. The records are under the jurisdiction of the Legislative and Diplomatic Branch of the Civil Archives, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.
Notes:
  • Date range of documents: 1796-1885.
  • Reproduction of the originals from the U.S. National Archives.
  • Images from the source libraries are selected contents of the original collection materials as representative of their value and pertinence to the digital product.
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OCLC:
936624066
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