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Thomson, Charles (1729-1824) to Samuel Huntington

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00630 Author/Creator: Thomson, Charles (1729-1824) Place Written: s.l. Type: Letter signed Date: 21 July 1787 Pagination: 1 p. ; 29.7 x 20 cm.

Summary of Content: Serving as Secretary of the United States Congress, Thomson sends a copy of a recently ratified treaty (not included) between the United States and Morocco to Samuel Huntington, the Governor of Connecticut. Requests that Huntington inform the Connecticut citizens of the treaty.

Background Information:

People: Huntington, Samuel, 1731-1796
Thomson, Charles, 1729-1824

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: CongressTreatyDiplomacyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyBarbary CoastGovernment and Civics

Sub Era: Creating a New Government

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