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Collection Reference Number GLC01676
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1815 
Title Passeport N.5: Passport introducing American Joel Post as Envoy Extraordinary to England [in French]
Date 21 July 1815
Author Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848)  
Document Type Government document
Content Description Introduces Joel Post as Envoy Extraordinary to England and certifies that he is an American citizen. Also provides physical description of Post: his age (46), height (5' 9.5"), brow (high), eyes (grey), nose (straight), mouth (average), chin (round), hair color (blond) and face (oval). Document signed by John Quincy Adams, and signed and sealed in red by Post. Information on verso, also in French, listing the date of July, 1815, with two stamps reading "Legation de France a Londres."
Subjects President  War of 1812  Global History and Civics  Diplomacy  Government and Civics  France  
People Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848)  Post, Joel (fl. 1815)  
Place written London, England
Theme Government & Politics; Foreign Affairs; The Presidency; War of 1812
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859