Germany. Auswartiges Amt. NOTES FROM THE LEGATIONS OF THE GERMAN STATES AND GERMANY IN THE UNITED STATES TO THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE, 1817-1906.
Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Service, 1962
National Archives microfilm publications. Microcopy no. M 58; v. National Archives record group 59.
Notes, with enclosures, consist chiefly of communications from the German Foreign Office, from German consuls, and from private citizens in the United States. They deal with the general relations between Prussia and the United States, wider diplomatic questions, and commercial and legal difficulties of private citizens. Topics include shipping, trade and tariffs, international conferences, specific criminal cases, and Germans who serving in the American military. The languages used are French, German, and English. Documents in German are accompanied by brief notes in English indicating their subject content.
An uncataloged guide, Notes From the Legations of the German States and Germany in the United States to the Department of State, 1817-1906, available in the Special Collections Office, indicates the date span for each reel. The first reel, from 1817 to 1848, covers notes from the Prussian legation. It has its own introduction, followed by a list of correspondence with subject notations.