The diplomatic correspondence of the American Revolution : being the letters of Benjamin Franklin, Silas Deane, John Adams, John Jay, Arthur Lee, William Lee, Ralph Izard, Francis Dana, William Carmichael, Henry Laurens, John Laurens, M. de Lafayette, M. Dumas, and others, concerning the foreign relations of the United States during the whole Revolution : together with the letters in reply from the secret committee of Congress, and the Secretary of Foreign Affairs : also, the entire correspondence of the French ministers, Gerard and Luzerne, with Congress : published under the direction of the President of the United States, from the original manuscripts in the Department of State, conformably to a resolution of Congress, of March 27th, 1818 / edited by Jared Sparks.
- Other records:
- Boston : N. Hale and Gray & Bowen, 1829-1830.
12 v. ; 21 cm.
- United States -- Foreign relations -- 1775-1783.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Sources.
- The name of M. de Lafayette is omitted from t.p. of vol. 1.
The same correspondence, with Sparks' omissions supplied, was published under direction of Congress by Francis Wharton as "The revolutionary diplomatic correspondence of the United States," Washington, 1889.
- Local notes:
- Forrest copy imperfect: vols. 1, 5, and 10 wanting.
RBC copy 1 imperfect: vol. 1 wanting.
RBC copy 2 has undated newpaper article glued to front and back endpapers.
RBC copy 3 imperfect: vols. 2, 4, 6-8 wanting.
Athenaeum copy: Hopkinson library.
- Penn Provenance:
- Forrest, Edwin, Estate of (donor) (Forrest copy)
- Penn Chronology:
- Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866.
United States. Department of State.
Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866. , Editor
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