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Declaration by the Continental Congress concerning Charles Hellstdt as Swedish Consul to the United States, including cover letter from Charles Hellstdt to Alexander Martin
United States. Continental Congress
December 03, 1784
Volume 17, Pages 600-601

CHARLES HELLSTDT TO GOVERNOR MARTIN.


Philadelphia, February 7th, 1785.

Sir:

Having communicated to the United States in Congress Assembled, the King of Sweden's Commission appointing me Swedish Consul in the United States, to reside at Philidelphia, and received in consequence thereof the enclosed recognition, I request your Excellency will be pleased to issue an exequater thereof and cause my said appointment to be known to all whom it may concern.

I am, with respect, &c.,
CHARLES HELLSTDT.
His Excellency
Alexander Martin.


By the United States in Congress Assembled.

It is hereby made known to all whom it may concern that full credence and respect are to be paid to Charles Hellstdt, Consul in the United States of America from his Majesty, the King of Sweden to reside at Philadelphia, which States are called upon respectively by virtue of the powers delegated by the confederation to the United States in Congress Assembled, to furnish the said Charles Hellstdt with their exequater, or notification of his quality, delivering one

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copy thereof to the said Charles Hellstdt and causing another to be published in one or more Gazettes.

Done at Trenton, this 3rd day of December, in the year of our Lord, 1784, and of our Sovereignty and Independence the ninth.


By the United States in Congress Assembled.
Attest:
RICHARD HENRY LEE, Pres't.
CHARLES THOMSON, Sec'y.