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January

9 January 1777 — 15 January 1778 Adams, John to Massachusetts General Court ... 1 January 1778 Lovell, James to Adams, John The year is rendered quite pleasing to me, in its beginning, by the arrival of your favour ... 2 January 1778 Warren, Mercy Otis to Adams, Abigail Great Advantages are often Attended with Great Inconveniencies, And Great Minds Called to ... 5 January 1778 Laurens, Henry to Adams, John I had the honour of Addressing you on the 28th. November and 3d. Ultimo in Official Letters ... 5 January 1778 Moody, Samuel to Tufts, Samuel With a very particular Satisfaction shall I take into our School and Family the Son of your ... 6 January 1778 Tufts, Samuel to Adams, John Inclosed you have a letter from Saml. Moody Esqr. dated the 5th. Inst. came to my hands by ... 8 January 1778 Warren, Mercy Otis to Adams, Abigail Did I think it in my power to afford any Consolation to my Friend I Would Readily undertake ... 9 January 1778 Purviance, Samuel to Adams, John A Schooner belonging to Us by which our friend Mr. McCreery went to France, being returnd a ... 9 January 1778 Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de to Adams, John Headquarters, 9 January 1778. RC (Adams Papers); printed: Lafayette in the Age of the ... 10 January 1778 Shaw, Elizabeth Smith to Cranch, Mary Smith I am very sorry I lost the Opportunity of conveying a Letter to Braintree by Mr. Thayer last ... 10 January 1778 Thaxter, John to Adams, John The morning after my arrival to this place, I waited on the President with your letter; upon ... 13 January 1778 Lovell, James to Adams, John First and foremost, become a reconciling advocate for me with your dear lovely Portia, who, ... 15 January 1778 Laurens, Henry to Adams, John I was honoured on the 7th. Instant by the Receipt of your favour of the 9th. Ultimo by the ... 15 January 1778 Adams, John to Massachusetts House of Representatives, Speaker of I had this Moment the Honour of receiving the Order of the Honourable the House of ... 19 January 1778 Roberdeau, Daniel to Adams, Abigail So much good sense, prudence, conjugal affection and patriotism blended in your favor to me ... 20 January 1778 Thaxter, John to Adams, Abigail I am happy in having it in my power to furnish you with a Copy of Mr. Duche's Letter, which ... 20 January 1778 Thaxter, John to Adams, John Mr. Lovell informed me last Evening of your acceptation of the appointment; and also that he ... 20 January 1778 Lovell, James to Adams, John The receipt of your letters of Decr. 24th variously directed gave equal and uniform ... 21 January 1778 Roberdeau, Daniel to Adams, John I acknowledge your favors of the 19th. and 24th. Ultimo, and with great pleasure find you ... 22 January 1778 Rush, Benjamin to Adams, John Yorktown, 22 January 1778. RC (Adams Papers); printed: Benjamin Rush, Letters, 1:190–192. ... 22 January 1778 Ellery, William to Adams, John I received a few days since a Letter from my good friend William Vernon Esqr., One of the ... 22 January 1778 President of Congress to Adams, John On the 19th. Instant I had the honour of receiving and presenting to Congress, your favor of ... 25 January 1778 Gerry, Elbridge to Adams, John I have attended to your Sentiments on the Subject of Money and am equally unhappy with You ... 28 January 1778 Thaxter, John to Adams, John One day last week a number of british waggoners, who were carrying Cloathing &c. to some of ...

February

February 1778 Lovell, James to Adams, John York, February 1778. RC (Adams Papers). Believing that JA could receive yet another letter ... February 1778 Adams, John I was almost out of Patience, in Waiting for the Frigate till the Thirteenth day of February ... 2 February 1778 Hancock, John to Adams, John Mr. Hancock's Compliments to Mr. Adams. The Inclos'd Letter from the Baron De Kalb he ... 3 February 1778 Adams, John to Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de I had Yesterday the Honour of receiving, from the Hand of my worthy Friend General Knox, ... 4 February 1778 Adams, John to Laurens, Henry I had this Moment the Honour of yours of the 15. Ultimo and I thank you for your Kindness to ... 6 February 1778 Adams, John to Ellery, William I had, Yesterday the Pleasure of receiving your Letter of the 22d of January, and beg Leave ... 6 February 1778 Adams, John to Lovell, James I have received, this Morning, by several Hands and at other Times during the last Week, ... 8 February 1778 Adams, John to Rush, Benjamin Two Days ago, I was favoured with your polite and elegant Letter of January 22. I have ... 8 February 1778 Lovell, James to Adams, John Yours of Janry. 9th is before me. Deane had inclosed to Congress a long minute corresponding ... 8 February 1778 Rush, Benjamin to Adams, John Lancaster, 8 February 1778. RC (Adams Papers); printed: Benjamin Rush, Letters, 1:199–200. ... 9 February 1778 Vernon, William Sr. to Adams, John 9 February 1778. printed: JA, Diary and Autobiography, 2:272–273. Vernon asked that his son ... 10 February 1778 Deane, Barnabas to Adams, John Boston. 10 February 1778. printed (virtually verbatim): JA, Diary and Autobiography, 2:272. ... 10 February 1778 Lovell, James to Adams, John The week after Mr. C—— was appointed secretary, I saw the P.S. of a letter to Mr. S.A. in ... 13 February 1778 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I am favoured with an unexpected Opportunity, by Mr. Woodward the lame Man who once lived at ... 13 February 1778 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I had not been 20 Minutes in this House before I had the Happiness to see Captn. Tucker, and ... 13 February 1778 Adams, John Captain Samuel Tucker, Commander of the Frigate Boston, met me, at Mr. Norton Quincy's, ... 14 February 1778 — 15 February 1778 Adams, John Feb. 14. 1778. A fine morning, the Wind at North West. At day break orders were given for ... 14 February 1778 Adams, John A very fine Morning, the Wind at Northwest. At Daybreak orders were given for the Ship to ... 15 February 1778 Adams, John This Morning weigh'd the last Anchor, and came under Sail, before Breakfast. A fine Wind, ... 15 February 1778 Adams, Abigail to Thaxter, John I little thought when you left me, that so much time would have Elapsed before I had taken ... 16 February 1778 Adams, John Another Storm for our Mortification—the Wind at N.E. and the Snow so thick that the Captain ... 16 February 1778 Adams, John On Monday February 16. 1778. We had for our mortification another Storm from the North East, ... 17 February 1778 Adams, John I set a Lesson to my Son in Chambauds French Grammar and asked the Favour of Dr. Noel to ... 17 February 1778 Adams, John On Tuesday the Seventeenth of February 1778 I set a Lesson to my Son in Chambauds French ... 18 February 1778 Adams, John February 18. Wednesday. We had a fine Wind for twenty four hours; but the constant rolling ... 18 February 1778 Adams, John Last night, about Sunsett We sailed out of Marblehead Harbour, and have had a fine Wind, ... 19 February 1778 Adams, John February 19. 1778. In the morning We discovered three Vessells a head of Us. They appeared ... 19 February 1778 Adams, John February 19. Thursday. 1778. Arose at four O Clock. The Wind and Weather still fair. The ... 19 February 1778 Adams, John Arose at 4 O Clock. The Wind and Weather still fair. The Ship rolls less than Yesterday, and ... 20 February 1778 Adams, John February the 20th. Fryday. In the morning nothing to be seen: but soon after a Sail ... 20 February 1778 Adams, John In the Morning nothing to be seen, but soon after another Sail discovered ahead, which is ... 21 February 1778 — 23 February 1778 Adams, John Exhibited such Scaenes as were new to me. We lost Sight of our Enemy it is true but We found ... 21 February 1778 — 23 February 1778 Adams, John February 21. Saturday. 22. Sunday, and 23. Monday Monday exhibited such Scaenes as were new ... 22 February 1778 Lowell, John to Adams, Abigail I am not displeased that the Call of Business obliges me to address you at this Time, and ... 23 February 1778 UNKNOWN to Adams, Abigail Mr. Adams for a long time has been engaged by the Kennebeck Company in a cause in which Colo.... 24 February 1778 — 26 February 1778 Adams, John Tuesday We spyd a Sail and gave her Chase. We overhawled her, and upon firing a Gun to ... 24 February 1778 Storer, Hannah Quincy Lincoln to Adams, Abigail I have often thought of You My good friend, and as often wish'd to See You, and did flatter ... 24 February 1778 — 26 February 1778 Adams, John Tuesday. 24. Wednesday 25. and Thursday 26 of February. 1778. Our Mainmast and Maintopmast ... 26 February 1778 Adams, John I have made many Observations, in the late bad Weather, some of which I do not think it ... 27 February 1778 Adams, John A Calm. As soft and warm as Summer. A Species of black Fish, which our officers call ... 27 February 1778 Adams, John February 27. Fryday. 1778. A calm. As soft and warm as Summer. A Species of black Fish, ... 28 February 1778 Adams, John Last Night and this Day We have enjoyed a fine easy Breeze. The Ship has had no Motion but ... 28 February 1778 Adams, John February 28. Saturday. 1778. The last night and this day We enjoyed a fine easy breeze, the ...

March

March 1778 Adams, Abigail to Shaw, Elizabeth Smith I was meditating a Letter to my dear Sister when her agreable favour reachd my Hands. Tho my ... 1 March 1778 Adams, John Discovered that our Mainmast was sprung in two Places—one beneath the Main Deck, where if ... 1 March 1778 Adams, Abigail to Lovell, James I am greatly allarmed and distressd at the intelligence from Bordeaux, with regard to Dr. ... 1 March 1778 Adams, Abigail to Storer, Hannah Quincy Lincoln My dear Mrs. Storers obliging favour was handed me to day. It found me with an additional ... 1 March 1778 Adams, John March 1. 1778. Sunday. It was discovered that our Mainmast was sprung in two Places; one ... 2 March 1778 Adams, John A fine Wind still and a pleasant Morning. The Colour of the Water which is green, not blue ... 2 March 1778 Adams, John March 2. Monday. 1778. A fine Wind still and a pleasant morning. The Colour of the Water ... 2 March 1778 Cooper, Samuel to Adams, Abigail Many besides my self partake with you in the Sollicitude you express respecting our dear ... 3 March 1778 Adams, John Our Wind continued brisk and fresh all the last Night, and this Morning. Our Course is about ... 3 March 1778 Adams, John March 3. Tuesday. 1778. Our Wind had continued brisk and fresh all the last night and this ... 4 March 1778 Adams, John Fair Weather, but an Adverse Wind, from the N.E., which obliges Us to go to the Southward of ... 4 March 1778 Adams, John March 4. Wednesday. 1778. The Weather was fair, but We had an adverse Wind from the North ... 5 March 1778 Adams, John This Morning We have the pleasantest Prospect we have yet seen —a fine easy Breeze, from the ... 5 March 1778 Adams, John March 5. Thursday 1778. This morning We had the pleasantest prospect We had yet seen. An ... 5 March 1778 Henry, Patrick to Adams, John Capt. Le Maire the Bearer tells me he saw you in Paris. In Hopes this may find you there, I ... 6 March 1778 Thaxter, John to Adams, Abigail Your much esteemed favor came to hand this day, in which you inform me of the departure of ... 6 March 1778 Adams, John March 6. Fryday. 1778. The Wind had continued in the same point all night; about South, and ... 6 March 1778 Adams, John The Wind continued in the same Point, about South all Night, and the Ship has gone 9 Knotts ... 7 March 1778 Adams, John March 7. Saturday. 1778. The same prosperous Wind and the same beautifull Weather continued. ... 7 March 1778 Adams, John The same prosperous Wind, and the same beautifull Weather continue. We proceed in our Course ... 8 March 1778 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Tis a little more than 3 weeks since the dearest of Friends and tenderest of Husbands left ... 8 March 1778 Adams, John The same Wind and Weather continues, and We go at 7 and 1/2 and 8 Knots. We are supposed to ... 8 March 1778 Adams, John March 8. Sunday. 1778. The same Wind and Weather continued and We went at the rate of seven ... 9 March 1778 Adams, John March 9. 1778. Monday. Last night the Wind shifted to the North West, and blew fresh. It was ... 9 March 1778 Adams, John Last Night the Wind shifted to the N. West, and blew fresh. It is now still fairer for Us ... 9 March 1778 Vernon, William Sr. to Adams, John I hope in God this will find you safe arrived at your desired Port, and that you are happy ... 10 March 1778 Adams, John Tuesday March 10. 1778. We espied a Sail and gave her chace. We soon came up with her, but ... 14 March 1778 Adams, John I have omitted inserting the Occurrences of this Week, on Account of the Hurry and ... 19 March 1778 Adams, John I have scarcely been able to stand, or sit, without holding fast, with both my Hands, upon ... 19 March 1778 Adams, John March 19. Thursday. Captain McIntosh assured Us that by his Reckoning when he was taken he ... 20 March 1778 Adams, John Yester Afternoon, the Weather cleared up, and the Wind came about very fair. We had a great ... 20 March 1778 Adams, John March 20 Fryday. 1778. Yesterday afternoon the Weather cleared up and the Wind came about ... 21 March 1778 Lovell, James to Adams, Abigail I am to thank you, in my own name, and on the public account, for that exercise of laudable ... 21 March 1778 Adams, John March 21. Saturday 1778. Five Weeks had elapsed Yesterday, since my Embarkation. We went ... 21 March 1778 Adams, John Five Weeks Yesterday, since my Embarkation. This Morning an heavy Wind, and high Sea. We go ... 24 March 1778 Continental Congress, Foreign Affairs Committee to First Joint Commission at Paris Yorktown, 24 March 1778. FC (PCC, No. 79, I). This is Instruction No. 3, which probably ... 27 March 1778 Adams, John March 27. Fryday. On Wednesday Evening Mr. Barrons died, and Yesterday was committed to the ... 27 March 1778 Adams, John On Wednesday Evening Mr. Barons died, and Yesterday was committed to the Deep, from the ... 28 March 1778 Adams, John March 28. Saturday. 1778. Last night and this morning We were in the thoroughfare of all the ... 28 March 1778 Adams, John Last night and this Morning We were in the thoroughfare of all the Ships from Bourdeaux. We ... 29 March 1778 Adams, John Becalmed all last Night. This Morning a vast Number of Sails in Sight. St. Martins, and ... 29 March 1778 Adams, John March 29. Sunday. 1778. Becalmed all the last night. This morning a vast number of Sails ... 30 March 1778 Adams, John March 30. Monday. 1778. This Morning the Officer came down and told the Captain that a lofty ... 30 March 1778 — 30 June 1778 Adams, John Compte Courrant des Etats unis, par Messeiurs Franklin Lee et Adams, chez F. Grand ... 30 March 1778 Adams, John This Morning at 5, the Officer came down and told the Captain that a lofty Ship was close by ... 31 March 1778 Adams, John March 31. Tuesday. 1778. Captain Palmes was sent to Blaye, in the Pinnace, to the Officer at ... 31 March 1778 Thaxter, John to Adams, Abigail Since I wrote you last, the mystery of blank Dispatches being sent by Capt. Folgier from ... 31 March 1778 Adams, John March 31. Tuesday. 1778. Lying in the River, near Pouliac; a twenty four Gun Ship close by ... 31 March 1778 Adams, John Lying in the River of Bourdeaux, near Pouliac. A 24 Gun Ship close by Us, under French ...

April

30 March 1778 — 30 June 1778 Adams, John Compte Courrant des Etats unis, par Messeiurs Franklin Lee et Adams, chez F. Grand ... 1 April 1778 Adams, John This Morning Mr. J. C. Champagne, negociant and Courtier de Marine, at Blaye, came on board, ... 1 April 1778 Adams, John to President of Congress I have the Honour to inform Congress, of my Safe Arrival in this City in the Frigate Boston ... 1 April 1778 Adams, John April 1. Wednesday. 1778. This Morning Mr. J. C. Champage, Merchant and Broker of the Marine ... 1 April 1778 Lovell, James to Adams, Abigail When I tell you that no Credit is to be given to the late Report of an attempted ... 2 April 1778 Adams, John Walked round the Town, to see the Chamber and Council of Commerce, the Parliament which was ... 2 April 1778 Adams, John April 2 Thursday. Walked round the Town to see the Parliament which was sitting, where We ... 3 April 1778 Thaxter, John to Adams, Abigail I have just heard a piece of news from Mr. Lovell, which he says comes in a packet lately ... 3 April 1778 Adams, John Waited on the Intendant, dined at Mr. Bondfields and supped at Mr. Le Texiers.—Our Company, ... 3 April 1778 Brouquen to Adams, John Vous avés bien voulu me faire esperér que vous arretires Ches M. Le Marquis De Voyer ... 3 April 1778 Brouquen to Adams, John You were kind enough to let me anticipate your stopping at the Marquis de Voyer d'Argenson's ... 3 April 1778 Adams, John April 3. Fryday. 1778. We Visited the Intendant, dined at Mr. Bondfields and supped at Mr. ... 4 April 1778 Sonies, Louis, Père et Fils (business) to Gaillard Malibran & Cie (business) Bordeaux, 4 April 1778. RC (Adams Papers). A response to a recommendation of JA to the firm ... 4 April 1778 Adams, John April 4. Saturday. 1778. About ten O Clock We commenced our Journey to Paris and went about ... 4 April 1778 Adams, John About 10 O Clock We commenced our Journey to Paris, and went about 50 miles. ... 5 April 1778 Adams, John Proceeded on our Journey, more than 100 Miles. ... 5 April 1778 Shaw, Elizabeth Smith to Adams, Abigail Your kind Letter by Cousin Tufts was a pleasing and fresh proof of your Goodsense, Piety of ... 5 April 1778 Adams, John April 5th. Sunday 1778. Proceeded on our Journey more than an hundred Miles. ... 6 April 1778 Adams, John Arrived at Poictiers, the City so famous, for the Battle which was fought here. It is a ... 6 April 1778 Bondfield, John to Adams, John Tho I write by this Post to the Commissioners I cannot Omit paying my perticular respects to ... 6 April 1778 Adams, John April 6. Monday 1778. Arrived at Poictiers, the City so famous for the Battle which was ... 7 April 1778 Adams, John Travelled from Les Ormes, the splendid Seat of the Marquis D'Argenson, to Mer. We went ... 7 April 1778 Adams, John April 7. Tuesday 1778. We travelled from Les Ormes, the splendid Seat of the Marquis ... 8 April 1778 Adams, John April 8th. Wednesday 1778. We rode through Orleans, and arrived at Paris about nine O Clock. ... 8 April 1778 Adams, John Rode through Orleans, &c. and arrived at Paris, about 9 O Clock. For 30 Miles from Paris or ... 8 April 1778 Deane, Silas to Adams, John It is now two Years since I left America without the satisfaction of bidding You farewell, ... 9 April 1778 — 24 August 1778 Adams, John ... 9 April 1778 Adams, John April 9. Thursday. 1778. Though the City was very silent and still in the latter part of the ... 9 April 1778 Adams, John This Morning the Bells, and Carriages, and various Cries in the Street make Noise enough, ... 9 April 1778 McIntosh, Peter to Adams, John You may recolect when Onboard the Boston that Captn. Tuckar promised me payment for my Chest ... 9 April 1778 Adams, Abigail to Thaxter, John Your repeated kind favours demand my acknowledgment. I own I have been rather remiss in not ... 10 April 1778 First Joint Commission at Paris to Dumas, Charles William Frederic Passy, 10 April 1778. printed: JA, Diary and Autobiography, 4:44–46. Drafted by Benjamin ... 10 April 1778 Vernon, William Jr. to Adams, John After having consulted Persons who are well acquainted with the Commerce of both Bourdeaux ... 10 April 1778 Adams, John Dined at Monsr. Brillon's, with many Ladies and Gentlemen... Madam Brillon is a Beauty, and ... 10 April 1778 Bondfield, John to First Joint Commission at Paris Upon Mature deliberation and the advise of Experienc'd Officers at this Port Captain Tucker ... 10 April 1778 Franklin, Benjamin to Vergennes, Charles Gravier, Comte de We have the Honour to acquaint your Excellency, that Mr. Adams, appointed by the Congress to ... 10 April 1778 Adams, John April 10. Fryday. 1778. The first moment Dr. Franklin and I happened to be alone, he began ... 11 April 1778 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Thomas Boylston I Now Sit Down to inform You That I have Safely arrived at Paris which we Did on Wednesday ... 11 April 1778 Adams, John Went to Versailles, with Dr. Franklin and Mr. Lee—waited on the Count De Vergennes, the ... 11 April 1778 Tucker, Samuel to First Joint Commission at Paris These may serve to inform your Honours of my present Situation, and how far advance'd, in ... 11 April 1778 Adams, John April 11. Saturday 1778. Went to Versailles with Dr. Franklin and Mr. Lee, visited the ... 12 April 1778 Adams, John April 12. Sunday. In the Course of the last Week, particularly on fryday, I was visited by a ... 12 April 1778 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Abigail Having now a good opportunity I Cannot Let it Slip without writing a few Lines To You as it ... 12 April 1778 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I am so sensible of the Difficulty of conveying Letters safe, to you, that I am afraid to ... 12 April 1778 Adams, John The Attention to me, which has been shewn, from my first Landing in France, at Bourdeaux, by ... 12 April 1778 Adams, John April 12. Sunday On this day I had the honor to dine with the Prince de Tingry Duke de ... 13 April 1778 Adams, John This Morning the Dutchess Dayen, and M. le Marquise De Fayette, came to visit me, and ... 13 April 1778 Adams, John Monday April 13. 1778 This morning the Dutchess Dayen and her Daughter the Marchioness de La ... 13 April 1778 Franklin, Benjamin to Mercklé, Johannes P. Passy, 13 April 1778. printed: JA, Diary and Autobiography, 4:52. In replying to Mercklé's ... 13 April 1778 First Joint Commission at Paris to Ross, John Passy, 13 April, 1778. printedJA, Diary and Autobiography, 4:50–51. In replying to a letter ... 13 April 1778 First Joint Commission at Paris to Tucker, Samuel We duely received your Letter, dated at Bourdeaux the 1st. Instant, and congratulate you, on ... 13 April 1778 First Joint Commission at Paris to Williams, Jonathan Passy, 13 April 1778. printed: JA, Diary and Autobiography, 4:51. The Commissioners informed ... 13 April 1778 Coffyn, Francis to First Joint Commission at Paris Craving your referrence to the letter I had the honnor of writing to you yesterday, I take ... 14 April 1778 Adams, John Yesterday Morning sent for the Master of the Accademy in this Place, who came and shewed me ... 14 April 1778 Adams, John April 14. Tuesday 1778. I returned the Visits which had been made me by the American ... 14 April 1778 Champagne, J. C. to Adams, John Beg leave to Congratulate you on your Safe Arrival to Paris and on the Satisfactory ... 14 April 1778 Caille, Stephen d'Audibert to First Joint Commission at Paris Cadiz, 14 April 1778. RC (PPAmP: Franklin Papers). This letter, addressed to Franklin, ... 14 April 1778 Bondfield, John to Franklin, Benjamin Bordeaux, 14 April 1778. RC (PPAmP: Franklin Papers). Bondfield, still unaware that JA was ... 15 April 1778 Adams, John to McCreery, William I have to thank you for your obliging Politeness to me at Bourdeaux and to request that you ... 15 April 1778 First Joint Commission at Paris to Bondfield, John We had this Moment the Pleasure of your Letter of the 10. Instant. ... 15 April 1778 Vergennes, Charles Gravier, Comte de to First Joint Commission at Paris I have the honor to return to you the English document and your friend's letter which you ... 15 April 1778 Vergennes, Charles Gravier, Comte de to First Joint Commission at Paris J ai lhonneur de vous renvoyér Messieurs, LEcrit Anglois et La lettre de Votre ami que vous ... 15 April 1778 Adams, John Went Yesterday to return the Visits, made me by American Gentlemen. ... 15 April 1778 Adams, John April 15. Wednesday. 1778. Dined with Madam Helvetius. One Gentleman and one Lady, besides ... 16 April 1778 Lovell, James to First Joint Commission at Paris This, with my affectionate wishes for your prosperity, may serve to acquaint you that ... 16 April 1778 Deane, Simeon to First Joint Commission at Paris I have the Pleasure to inform you of my arrival here yesterday in the Frigate Le Sensible ... 16 April 1778 Adams, John Dr. F. is reported to speak French very well, but I find upon attending to him that he does ... 16 April 1778 Adams, John April 16. Thursday 1778. From my first Arrival in France I had employed every moment of my ... 17 April 1778 Belton, Joseph to First Joint Commission at Paris Being unforunately, on a Voyge from Baltimore to Charles Town, in January last, disabled at ... 17 April 1778 Adams, John Dined at home with Company—Mr. Platt and his Lady—Mr. Amiel and his Lady—Mr. Austin—Mr. ... 17 April 1778 Adams, John April 17. Fryday. We dined home with Company. Mr. Platt and his Lady, Mr. Amiel and his ... 18 April 1778 Williams, Jonathan to First Joint Commission at Paris Your Excellencies favour of the 13 Instant I have duely received. You may depend that I ... 18 April 1778 Bondfield, John to First Joint Commission at Paris Yesterday Monsr. Le Comte de Fumel Governor of the Castle call'd at my Lodgings to inform me ... 18 April 1778 Adams, John This Morning the Father of General Conway came to visit me, and enquire after his Son as ... 18 April 1778 Thaxter, John to Adams, Abigail Since I had the pleasure of addressing you last, I have found in the office a Narrative ... 18 April 1778 Adams, John April 18. Saturday. 1778. This morning, the Father of General Conway, a venerable Personage ... 19 April 1778 Adams, John to Smith, Isaac Sr. This Letter will be delivered you, by two Gentlemen who are returning to America, Sir James ... 19 April 1778 First Joint Commission at Paris to Vergennes, Charles Gravier, Comte de By sundry Letters from Merchants of Bourdeaux and Nantes, we are inform'd, that many ... 19 April 1778 First Joint Commission at Paris to Hodge, John William We find by our Bankers Account that you have received upwards of one hundred Thousand Livres ... 19 April 1778 First Joint Commission at Paris to Conyngham, Gustavus We have received a Complaint from the remaining Part of your Officers and Crew, of an unfair ... 19 April 1778 Adams, John Dined at home, with Mr. Grand our Banker, his Lady, Daughter and Sons, Mr. Austin, Mr. ... 19 April 1778 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail This Letter will be conveyed to you by Sir James Jay and Mr. Digges. Sir James is a Brother ... 19 April 1778 Adams, John April 19. 1778. Dined at home with Mr. Grand, our Banker, his Lady, his Niece and Ward ... 20 April 1778 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Abigail I now Sit down to Write a few Lines To inform you That I am now at a good School which I ... 20 April 1778 Vergennes, Charles Gravier, Comte de to First Joint Commission at Paris J'ai recû, Messieurs, la Lettre que vous m'avez fait l'honneur de m'ecrire hier, pour ... 20 April 1778 Vergennes, Charles Gravier, Comte de to First Joint Commission at Paris I received, gentlemen, the letter that you did me the honor to write yesterday pointing out ... 20 April 1778 Adams, John April 20. Monday 1778. My Son had been with me since Saturday. This was delicious repast for ... 20 April 1778 Adams, John My Son has been with me since Saturday.—The Concert Spirituel is in the Royal Garden, where ... 21 April 1778 Bondfield, John to First Joint Commission at Paris Yesterdays post brought us advice of the Arrival of a Vessel belonging to this City from ... 21 April 1778 Platt, Ebenezer Smith to First Joint Commission at Paris To the Honorable Commissioners of the United States of America. ... 21 April 1778 Adams, John April 21. Tuesday. 1778. Dined at Mr. Chaumonts, with the largest collection of great ... 21 April 1778 Adams, John Dined, this Day, at Mr. Chaumonts, with the largest Collection of great Company that I have ... 22 April 1778 Adams, John Dined at home and spent the day with Mr. Lee. ... 22 April 1778 Adams, John April 22. Wednesday 1778 Dined at home and spent the day on Business with Mr. Lee. ... 22 April 1778 Tucker, Samuel to First Joint Commission at Paris These from your Humble Servent, acquainting your Honours that my Ship was finished Careening ... 22 April 1778 Tucker, Samuel to Adams, John These with my respects to your Honnour. I am Very glad to hear of your Safe arrival at ... 23 April 1778 Adams, John April 23 Thursday. 1778. Dined at home with Company. ... 23 April 1778 Dumas, Charles William Frederic to First Joint Commission at Paris Your letter of the 10th of this month reached me last Tuesday, the 21 st. I immediately ... 23 April 1778 Dumas, Charles William Frederic to First Joint Commission at Paris L'honorée vôtre du ioe de ce mois me parvint mardi passé 21e. Je la communiquai tout de ... 23 April 1778 Adams, John Dined at home with Company. ... 24 April 1778 Adams, John April 24 Fryday 1778. Dined at Mr. Buffauts with much Company. ... 24 April 1778 Adams, John Dined at Mr. Buffauts, with much Company. ... 25 April 1778 Adams, John to President of Congress Having had so short Notice of this Opportunity, I can only have the Honour of writing a few ... 25 April 1778 MacCreery, William to Adams, John I had the pleasure lately to hear of your safe arrival at Paris, and that you were, on the ... 25 April 1778 Bondfield, John to First Joint Commission at Paris The Mainmast of the Boston was yesterday Surveyd and Condemnd unfit for Service. That no ... 25 April 1778 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Monsieur Chaumont has just informed me of a Vessell bound to Boston: but I am reduced to ... 25 April 1778 Adams, John April 25. Saturday. Dined at Mr. Chaumonts with Company. ... 25 April 1778 Tucker, Samuel to First Joint Commission at Paris I am sorry to Inform your Honours of my Situation, which is now lying with my mainmast out ... 25 April 1778 Adams, John Dined at Mr. Chaumonts with Company. ... 26 April 1778 Fleury, François Louis Teissèdre de to Adams, John Les nouvelles publiques nous ont apris que le congré des provinces unies vous avoit deputé a ... 26 April 1778 Fleury, François Louis Teissèdre de to Adams, John We have been informed by public reports that the congress of the United States has appointed ... 26 April 1778 Sartine, Antoine Raymond Jean Gualbert Gabriel de to First Joint Commission at Paris J'ai reçu, Messieurs la Lettre que vous m'avez fait l'honneur de m'écrire le 20 de ce mois. ... 26 April 1778 Adams, John April 26. Sunday 1778. Dined at home. ... 26 April 1778 Adams, John Dined at home. ... 26 April 1778 Sartine, Antoine Raymond Jean Gualbert Gabriel de to First Joint Commission at Paris I have received, gentlemen, the letter that you did me the honor to write on the 20th of ... 27 April 1778 Moylan, James to First Joint Commission at Paris I have only time to inform you that I have just received an account from Brest of the ... 27 April 1778 Mercklé, Johannes P. to Adams, John I have the honor to note yours and Mr. Franklin Joint favour of the 13th Instant, but before ... 27 April 1778 Adams, John Dined with Mr. Boulainvilliers, at his House in Passi, with Generals and Bishops and Ladies ... 27 April 1778 Adams, John Monday April 27. 1778. Dined with Mr. Boulainvilliers, at his house in Passi, with Generals ... 28 April 1778 First Joint Commission at Paris to Bleiswyck, Pieter van We have the Honour of acquainting your Excellency, that the United States of North America, ... 28 April 1778 Bondfield, John to First Joint Commission at Paris Messrs. Palmes Livingston and Heywood arrived here the 25th by whom I was favor'd with the ... 28 April 1778 Adams, John April 28. Tuesday. 1778. Breakfasted at home with Mr. Chaumont, Mr. Dubourg, Mr. Chaumont ... 28 April 1778 Dumas, Charles William Frederic to First Joint Commission at Paris J'espere que vous avez reçu la Lettre du 23, que j'ai eu l'honneur de vous écrire ... 28 April 1778 Adams, John Dejeunois, chez nous, avec Messrs. Chaumont, Dubourg, Chaumont le jeune, Franklin, Grandpere ... 28 April 1778 Dumas, Charles William Frederic to First Joint Commission at Paris I hope that you have received my letter of the 23d, which I had the honor to send you from ... 28 April 1778 Williams, Jonathan to First Joint Commission at Paris My last to your Excellencies was of the 18th Instant since which I am without any of your ... 28 April 1778 Bondfield, John to Adams, John I am honord with your favor of the 12 Instant. ... 29 April 1778 Adams, John to Tucker, Samuel I this Moment had the Pleasure of your Letter of the 22d Instant, and am much obliged to you ... 29 April 1778 Adams, John April 29. Wednesday. 1778. Dined with the Marshall De Maillebois, with a great deal of ... 29 April 1778 Tucker, Samuel to First Joint Commission at Paris I received yours of the 15th Instant by Capt. Palmes with my Orders from your Honours of on ... 29 April 1778 Adams, John J'ai bien dormi, le derniere Soir. J'avois diné chez Le Marrechal De Maillebois avec Baucoup ... 29 April 1778 Vergennes, Charles Gravier, Comte de to First Joint Commission at Paris J'ai communiqué à M. de Sartine, Messieurs, l'office que vous m'avez fait l'honneur de ... 29 April 1778 Vergennes, Charles Gravier, Comte de to First Joint Commission at Paris I have submitted to M. de Sartine the communication you did me the honor to address to me ... 29 April 1778 Lovell, James to Adams, John I promise myself much from the eight or nine scrawls which I have sent to you since your ... 30 April 1778 Adams, John April 30. Thursday. 1778. Dined with the Marshall Duke de Mouchy, with the Duke and Dutchess ... 30 April 1778 Adams, John Dined with the Mareschall De Mouchy—with the Duke and Duchess D'Ayen, their Daughter the ... 30 April 1778 Thaxter, John to Adams, John I should have done myself the honor of addressing you before this, had I been so fortunate ... 30 April 1778 to First Joint Commission at Paris By the Gazettes which accompany this letter you will see that the Enemy are entering upon a ...

May

30 March 1778 — 30 June 1778 Adams, John Compte Courrant des Etats unis, par Messeiurs Franklin Lee et Adams, chez F. Grand ... 9 April 1778 — 24 August 1778 Adams, John ... May 1778 Lovell, James to Adams, John In aid to your scrutiny after the real robber of the Commissioners Dispatches, I send what I ... 1 May 1778 Adams, John Aujourdhui J'ai été diner, chez Monsieur Le Duke D'Ayen, le Pere de Mm. Le Ms. Madame la ... 1 May 1778 Adams, John May 1. Fryday. 1778. Dined with the Duke D'Ayen, the Brother of the Duke de Mouchy and the ... 2 May 1778 Gantier, John Guy to Adams, John The principles of Liberty which I have suckled in my earliest Education, and in the History ... 2 May 1778 Champagne, J. C. to Adams, John I had the honnor to Congratulate you the 14 Ultimo on Your Safe Arrival at Paris where I ... 2 May 1778 Adams, John Dined at Mr. Izzards, with Mr. Lloyd and his Lady, Mr. Francois and much other Company. ... 2 May 1778 Adams, John May 2. Saturday. 1778. Dined at Mr. Izzards, with Mr. Lloyd and his Lady, Mr. Francois ... 2 May 1778 Frazer, Jonathan G. to Adams, John I understand there is some dispatches from the Governour and Council of Virginia lately come ... 3 May 1778 First Joint Commission at Paris to Bersolle, Mr. Passy, 1778 May 3. printed: JA, Diary and Autobiography, 4:88. Bersolle, a merchant at ... 3 May 1778 First Joint Commission at Paris to Moylan, James Passy, 3 May 1778. printed: JA, Diary and Autobiography, 4:88–89. The Commissioners ... 3 May 1778 First Joint Commission at Paris to Ross, John Passy, 3 May 1778. printed: JA, Diary and Autobiography, 4:89–90. Composed in two drafts, ... 3 May 1778 Adams, John This day May 3. 1778 We had Company to dine with Us, Mr. Izzard and his Lady, Mr. Lloyd and ... 3 May 1778 Adams, John May 3. 1778. The Business of the Commission had been delayed and neglected in a manner that ... 3 May 1778 Adams, John Mr. Izzard and Lady, Mr. Lloyd and Lady, Dr. Bancroft and much other Company dined, with Dr. ... 4 May 1778 Adams, John Dined at Mr. Chaumonts, with his Family, and some other Company. ... 4 May 1778 Adams, John May 4. Dined at Mr. Chaumonts with his Family, and other Company. ... 4 May 1778 Vergennes, Charles Gravier, Comte de to First Joint Commission at Paris Versailles, 4 May 1778. printed: JA, Diary and Autobiography, 2:308 (French); 4:90 (JA's ... 4 May 1778 Moylan, James to First Joint Commission at Paris This morning arrived here the Schooner Milford Cap: Blackwell from Rapahanac River in ... 5 May 1778 Adams, John Am to dine at home—a great Rarity and a great Blessing! ... 5 May 1778 Adam, Mr. to Adams, John Please allow me to tell you how honored I am to bear your name, and how much more so I would ... 5 May 1778 Dowse, Nathaniel to First Joint Commission at Paris On the 14th April 1777 I sailed from Virginia Commander of the Ship Mercer belonging to ... 5 May 1778 Dumas, Charles William Frederic to First Joint Commission at Paris J'ai l'honneur de vous envoyer ci-joint la Traduction de deux Lettres Allemandes, que j'ai ... 5 May 1778 Dumas, Charles William Frederic to First Joint Commission at Paris I have the honor to send you translations of two German letters from Berlin and Hamburg that ... 5 May 1778 Adams, John May 5. Tuesday 1778. Dined at home without company, which was a great rarity and esteemed by ... 5 May 1778 Adam, Mr. to Adams, John Je vous prie de me permmettre De vous temoigner combien je Suis flattè D'avoir L'honneur de ... 6 May 1778 Adams, John May 6. Wednesday. 1778. Franklin told Us one of his Characteristic Stories. A Spanish Writer ... 6 May 1778 Smith, Isaac Sr. to Adams, John Hopeing this might find you safe Arrived, and haveing an Opportunity by Via Cadiz, thought ... 6 May 1778 Adams, John A Spanish Writer of certain Vissions of Hell, relates that a certain Devil who was civil and ... 7 May 1778 Adams, John J'allai, hier, apres midi, a la Revue, ou Le Roy, a fait une Revue de ses Guardes de Suiss ... 7 May 1778 — 15 May 1778 Dumas, Charles William Frederic to First Joint Commission at Paris After sending you my last letter dated the 5th, which at the end acknowledged your letter of ... 7 May 1778 — 15 May 1778 Dumas, Charles William Frederic to First Joint Commission at Paris Après avoir dépêché ma derniere Lettre du 5e, qui finissoit parvous accuser la réception de ... 7 May 1778 Sarsfield, Guy Claude, Comte de to Adams, John The Bearer is a Surgeon whom I take the liberty of recommanding to you. He wishes very much ... 8 May 1778 Adams, John This Morning Dr. Franklin, Mr. Lee, and Mr. Adams, went to Versailles, in Order that Mr. ... 8 May 1778 Simpson, Thomas to First Joint Commission at Paris Its extremely disagreeable to me, that my first address to you, shou'd be on such an ... 8 May 1778 Lee, William to First Joint Commission at Paris Frankfort on the Main, 8 May 1778. printed:William Lee, Letters, 2:429–430. Lee reported ... 8 May 1778 Adams, John May 8. Fryday. 1778. Dr. Franklin and Mr. Lee went with me to Versailles to attend my ... 8 May 1778 Bondfield, John to First Joint Commission at Paris Since I had the honor to write you the 2d Instant there are arrived at this port two ships ... 8 May 1778 Hyslop, William to Adams, John Mr. Hyslop presents his respectfull Compliments to Mr. Adams and takes the freedom to ... 9 May 1778 Thaxter, John to Adams, Abigail I have had the pleasure of receiving your agreeable favour of the 9th. of April. ... 9 May 1778 Tucker, Samuel to Adams, John These with my Regards to your Honour, acquainting you of my receiving your kind Epistle by ... 9 May 1778 Adams, John May 9. Saturday. 1778. This morning Mr. Joy, Mr. Johonnot, and Mr. Green Son of Mr. Rufus ... 9 May 1778 Adams, John This Morning Mr. Joy, Mr. Johonnot, and Mr. Green, came to visit me—Joy who lived at ... 9 May 1778 Jones, John Paul to First Joint Commission at Paris I have the honor to acquaint you that I arrived here last Night and brought in with me the ... 10 May 1778 Adams, John May 10. Sunday. 1778. Messieurs Brattle, Waldo, Joy, Johonnot, Green and Austin, dined with ... 10 May 1778 Adams, John Messieurs Brattle, Waldo, Joy, Johonnot, Green and Austin dined with Us, at Passi. After ... 10 May 1778 Senés, M. to Adams, John I have the honor to inform you that I possess certain secret remedies that I consider as ... 10 May 1778 Senés, M. to Adams, John J'ay L'honneur de vous informer que je Possede des Secrets que je regarde comme Specifiques ... 11 May 1778 Adams, John Dined at Mr. Sorins, at Passi. ... 11 May 1778 Williams, Jonathan to First Joint Commission at Paris Your Excellencies are before this Time informed of the Gallant Action performed by Capt. ... 11 May 1778 Lataque, M. de to Adams, John Une famille honete, se sert de mon entremise pour avoir lhonneur de vous demander, si Mr de ... 11 May 1778 Lataque, M. de to Adams, John A respected family has requested me to please ask you if Mr. de Roche Fremoy is still ... 11 May 1778 Adams, John May 11. Monday. Dined at Mr. Sorins, at Passi. Here, if I mistake not I dined with a Bishop, ... 12 May 1778 Adams, John Dined, at Mr. Dupré's, at the Montagne. The Gardens and the Prospect are very fine. It lies ... 12 May 1778 Dumas, Charles William Frederic to First Joint Commission at Paris I will not refer to my dealings here with respect to your orders of 30 April until I am in a ... 12 May 1778 Adams, John May 12. Tuesday. 1778. Mr. Deane had left the care of his Son Jesse with Dr. Franklin and Dr.... 12 May 1778 Dumas, Charles William Frederic to First Joint Commission at Paris Je ne vous parlerai de mes opérations ici, en conséquence de vos ordres du 30e. Avril, que ... 12 May 1778 Bondfield, John to First Joint Commission at Paris Yesterday came into this Port the Brig Peggy Captain Kelly from No. Carolina. She has on ... 12 May 1778 Adams, John to Vernon, William Jr. Passy, 12 May 1778. printed:JA, Diary and Autobiography, 4:96–97. Replying to Vernon's ... 13 May 1778 Adams, John May 13. Wednesday. 1778. Dined at Mr. Chaumonts, with a great deal of Company. After Dinner ... 13 May 1778 Adams, John Dined at M. Chaumonts, with a great deal of Company. After Dinner took a Walk to Chaillot to ... 13 May 1778 Vergennes, Charles Gravier, Comte de to First Joint Commission at Paris The Farmers General have just brought to my attention a report concerning the refusal of S. ... 13 May 1778 Lee, Richard Henry to Adams, John Our public letter does not leave me much to add, but friendship will not suffer me to let ... 13 May 1778 Vergennes, Charles Gravier, Comte de to First Joint Commission at Paris Les fermiers-generaux viennent de me faire passer, Messieurs, un proces-verbal relatif au ... 14 May 1778 Adams, John May 14. Thursday. 1778. Under this date, I find in my private Letter Book, the following in ... 14 May 1778 Adams, John ... 14 May 1778 First Joint Commission at Paris to Sartine, Antoine Raymond Jean Gualbert Gabriel de printed:JA, Diary and Autobiography, 4:99–100. The Commissioners requested that they be ... 14 May 1778 Continental Congress, Foreign Affairs Committee to First Joint Commission at Paris Our Affairs have now a universally good appearance. Every thing at home and abroad seems ... 14 May 1778 Heath, William to Adams, John The French Frigate Nimphe Commanded by the Chevalier Senneville returning directly to France ... 14 May 1778 Adams, John to MacCreery, William Passy, 14 May 1778. printed:JA, Diary and Autobiography, 4:98–99. Replying to MacCreery's ... 15 May 1778 Vergennes, Charles Gravier, Comte de to First Joint Commission at Paris Versailles, 15 May 1778. printed: JA, Diary and Autobiography, 4:100–101. This letter and ... 15 May 1778 La Vauguyon, Paul François de Quélen de Stuer de Causade, Duc de to Vergennes, Charles Gravier, Comte de I have received, M. le Comte, the dispatches that you did me the honor to send. ... 15 May 1778 La Vauguyon, Paul François de Quélen de Stuer de Causade, Duc de to Vergennes, Charles Gravier, Comte de J'ai receu, Mr. le Comte, les depesches que vous m'avez fait l'honneur de m'addresser. ... 15 May 1778 Lovell, James to Adams, John I find it impossible to write to you at this Time so fully as I wish being greatly overplied ... 15 May 1778 Adams, John May 15. Fryday. 1778. Dined at Mr. Grands with all the Americans in Paris. ... 15 May 1778 Adams, John Dined at Mr. Grands, with all the Americans, in Paris. ... 16 May 1778 Lovell, James to Adams, John As I hinted to you in my letter of yesterday, which goes by a different Vessel from what ... 16 May 1778 Jones, John Paul to First Joint Commission at Paris As there is an appearance that the Sales of the Rangers prizes will be greatly protracted ... 16 May 1778 Continental Congress, Commerce Committee to First Joint Commission at Paris This will be accompanied with a Contract entered into between John Baptist Lazarus Theveneau ... 16 May 1778 Vernon, William Jr. to Adams, John I had the honour of writing you a letter on the tenth of April, in which I informed you of ... 16 May 1778 First Joint Commission at Paris to Sartine, Antoine Raymond Jean Gualbert Gabriel de Messrs. Basmarine, Raimbeaux and Co. having represented to Us, that they have applied to ... 16 May 1778 Thaxter, John to Adams, Abigail I do myself the honor to inclose the postscript to Hall & Sellers's Paper of the 9th instant ... 16 May 1778 First Joint Commission at Paris to Vergennes, Charles Gravier, Comte de We had this Morning the Honour of receiving your Excellency's Letter of the 13. Instant ... 17 May 1778 Adams, John Dined at home. Dr. Dubourg, and Mr. Parker and another Gentleman dined with me. ... 17 May 1778 First Joint Commission at Paris to Grand, Ferdinand It is our desire that you accept no Bills nor pay any money out of the funds which are or ... 17 May 1778 Lee, Arthur to Franklin, Benjamin Being too much indisposd to come to Passi this morning, and thinking the subjects of the ... 17 May 1778 Adams, John May 17. 1778. Dined at home. Dr. Dubourg, Mr. Parker and another Gentleman dined with me. ... 18 May 1778 Franklin, Benjamin to American State Officials Paris, 18 May 1778. printed:JA, Diary and Autobiography, 4:102; ordered printed by the ... 18 May 1778 Alagnac to Adams, John Dr. Franklin, sir, to whom I had the honor to write for information about a young man, ... 18 May 1778 Alagnac to Adams, John Le Docteur Franklin, Monsieur, a qui j'ay eu l'honneur D'ecrire pour Savoir Des nouvelles ... 18 May 1778 Stenger, Christian to First Joint Commission at Paris The Humble Petition of Christian Stenger and William Stragham Showed that Your Petitioners ... 18 May 1778 Williams, Jonathan to First Joint Commission at Paris My last informed your Excellencies of my Arrival at this place from Morlaix and my Motives ... 18 May 1778 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I have waited with great patience, restraining as much as posible every anxious Idea for 3 ... 18 May 1778 Dupont de Lens to Adams, John Under the auspices of my friend Mr. Recules de Basmarin I take the Liberty of addressing ... 18 May 1778 Adams, John Dined at Mr. La Frété's Country Seat, at the Foot of Mount Calvare. The House, Gardens, and ... 18 May 1778 Adams, John May 18. 1778. We wrote the following Circular Letter to all the Seaports. ... 19 May 1778 Adams, John May 19. 1778. We wrote to Congress, and to the Count De Vergennes. ... 19 May 1778 Adams, John Dined with Mr. Challut, one of the Farmers General. We were shewn into the superbest Gallery ... 19 May 1778 Laurens, Henry to Adams, John Will you permit me to congratulate with you upon the favorable appearances in our American ... 19 May 1778 Dumas, Charles William Frederic to First Joint Commission at Paris Ma derniere, en forme de Journal, commencoit par le 7e. et finissoit par le 15e de ce mois. ... 19 May 1778 Dumas, Charles William Frederic to First Joint Commission at Paris My last, in the form of a diary, began with the 7th and ended on the 15th of this month. You ... 19 May 1778 Adams, John May 19. Tuesday. 1778. We dined with Mr. De Challut, one of the Farmers General.... We were ... 20 May 1778 Adams, John May 20. Wednesday. 1778. I wrote the following Letter ... 20 May 1778 Adams, John to Fleury, François Louis Teissèdre de Passy, 20 May 1778. printed: JA, Diary and Autobiography, 4:104. In his reply to Fleury's ... 20 May 1778 Adams, John The french Opera is an Entertainment, which is very pleasing, for a few Times. There is ... 20 May 1778 Vernon, William Sr. to Adams, John The preceeding is Copy of my last, via Bilboa. I have noted, that we have run out the Warren ... 21 May 1778 Adams, John Dined at home. ... 21 May 1778 Adams, John to Adams, Samuel Passy, 21 May 1778. printed: JA, Diary and Autobiography, 4:106–108. Adams commented on, ... 21 May 1778 Adams, John May 21. Thursday. 1778. Dined at home. ... 21 May 1778 Adams, John May 21. Thursday 1778. The disputes between the Parties had by this time become so well ... 21 May 1778 Adams, Abigail to Thaxter, John I will not again be so long silent, indeed your repeated kind favours call upon me for ... 22 May 1778 Adams, John May 22 Fryday. We sent the following Letter. ... 22 May 1778 Dumas, Charles William Frederic to First Joint Commission at Paris The Dutch States General ended their session today, and each member will be leaving for his ... 22 May 1778 Thaxter, John to Adams, Abigail I am happy in informing you, that the Marquiss de La Fayette has safely returned to the Main ... 22 May 1778 Dumas, Charles William Frederic to First Joint Commission at Paris Les Etats d'Hollande se sont séparés aujourdhui; et chacun part demain pour sa Ville. Je ... 22 May 1778 Franklin, Benjamin to Massachusetts General Court Passy, 22 May 1778. printed:JA, Diary and Autobiography, 4:110. Citing the usual practice ... 22 May 1778 Adams, John Dined at home with a great deal of Company. Went after Dinner to see the Misanthrope of ... 23 May 1778 Adams, John Dined at Home with Company. ... 23 May 1778 Adams, John May 23. Saturday. We wrote this Letter ... 24 May 1778 Adams, John to Continental Congress, Commerce Committee Passy, 24 May 1778. printed:JA, Diary and Autobiography, 4:111–112. John Adams described the ... 24 May 1778 Adams, John May 24. Sunday 1778. I was so uneasy at the difficulty of getting any Business done and at ... 24 May 1778 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Abigail I now having an opportunity which to my Satisfaction I have much oftener than I expected ... 24 May 1778 Adams, John Dined at Home. ... 25 May 1778 Adams, John May 25. Monday. Business as well as disputes increased and multiplied upon Us, and there was ... 25 May 1778 Simpson, Thomas to First Joint Commission at Paris I addressed you on the 8th. of this Instant on a very disagreeable affair, not recieving any ... 25 May 1778 First Joint Commission at Paris to Williams, Jonathan Passy, 25 May 1778. printed: JA, Diary and Autobiography, 4:114–115. Replying to Williams' ... 25 May 1778 First Joint Commission at Paris to Schweighauser, John Daniel Passy, 25 May 1778. printed:JA, Diary and Autobiography, 4:115. Drafted by Adams, this ... 25 May 1778 First Joint Commission at Paris to Jones, John Paul Passy, 25 May 1778. printed:JA, Diary and Autobiography, 4:112–114. Responding to Jones' ... 25 May 1778 First Joint Commission at Paris to Bondfield, John Passy, 25 May 1778. printed:JA, Diary and Autobiography, 4:116. Replying to Bondfield's ... 25 May 1778 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Abigail Celle ci etant la premiere fois que je ecrire en François ne sera surment pas trop bien ... 25 May 1778 Adams, John Dined at Home. ... 26 May 1778 Vernon, William Sr. to Adams, John The Two foregoing Letters are Copys, thinking it necessary to transmit at least Three Copys ... 26 May 1778 Adams, John May 26. Tuesday. 1778. Dined at the Seat in the Country of Monsieur Bertin, a Secretary of ... 26 May 1778 Adams, John Dined at Mr. Bertins the Secretary of State at his Seat in the Country. Dr. F., his G. Son ... 27 May 1778 Adams, John I must now, in order to explain and justify my own Conduct give an Account of that of my ... 27 May 1778 Tucker, Samuel to Adams, John I am ready for Sea and waiting for a wind after a teadious fatigueing Jobb. I heartily ... 27 May 1778 Jones, John Paul to First Joint Commission at Paris I have now to fulfil the promise made in my last by giving you an Account of my late ... 28 May 1778 Continental Congress, Commerce Committee to First Joint Commission at Paris You will receive this by Thomas Read Esqr who was Captain of the Frigate Washington but is ... 29 May 1778 Trumbull, Jonathan to First Joint Commission at Paris This will be handed to you by Capt. Robert Niles (Commander of the Schooner Spy own'd by ... 29 May 1778 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Thomas Boylston I having wrote to my Mamma Sister and Brother Charles it is my duty to write to you also for ... 29 May 1778 Bingham, William to First Joint Commission at Paris I have done myself the Honor of writing Several Letters to Congress upon the Subject of ... 29 May 1778 Adams, John Dined again at Monsieur La Fretes at the Foot of Calvare. Madam La Fretes four Sisters dined ... 29 May 1778 Adams, John When I dined again at Monsieur La Frétes at the foot of Calvare. And, We saw a great Rarity ... 30 May 1778 Adams, John Dr. Franklin, who had no Business to do, or who at least would do none, and who had Mr. ... 30 May 1778 Hall, Elijah to First Joint Commission at Paris The Petition and Remonstrance of Us the Subscribers Officers of the american continental ... 30 May 1778 Adams, John Dined at home with only Dr. F.'s new french Clerk. He has a smattering of Italian, German ... 31 May 1778 Adams, John Quincy to Cranch, William I now Sit down with an intent to give you an account of the Place I dind at yesterday doctor ...

June

30 March 1778 — 30 June 1778 Adams, John Compte Courrant des Etats unis, par Messeiurs Franklin Lee et Adams, chez F. Grand ... 9 April 1778 — 24 August 1778 Adams, John ... 1 June 1778 Adams, John Quincy to Cranch, Lucy I having wrote Twice to your brother & not having yet wrote to you I now take a pen into my ... 2 June 1778 Adams, John Went to Versailles, and found it deserted, the Court being gone to Marli. ... 2 June 1778 Adams, John Went to Versailles, and found it deserted, the Court being gone to Marli....We went to ... 2 June 1778 Dumas, Charles William Frederic to First Joint Commission at Paris J'ai l'honneur de vous confirmer mes trois dernieres Lettres, savoir celle en forme de ... 2 June 1778 Dumas, Charles William Frederic to First Joint Commission at Paris I have the honor to confirm my last three letters, namely that of 7 to 15 May in the form of ... 2 June 1778 Warren, James to Adams, Abigail A Vessel is designed for France in two or three days which will be A very good Opportunity ... 3 June 1778 Ranger, crew of to First Joint Commission at Paris To the honourable the Commissioners of the United States of North America, the Petition of ... 3 June 1778 Sartine, Antoine Raymond Jean Gualbert Gabriel de to First Joint Commission at Paris I received the letter that you did me the honor to write the 16th of last month, asking that ... 3 June 1778 Sartine, Antoine Raymond Jean Gualbert Gabriel de to First Joint Commission at Paris J'ai recû, Messieurs, La Lettre que vous m'avez fait l'honneur de m'écrire Le 16 du Mois ... 3 June 1778 Jones, John Paul to First Joint Commission at Paris Your letter of the 25th Ultimo I received by Yesterdays post: I frankly ask your pardon for ... 3 June 1778 Hall, Elijah to Franklin, Benjamin I request your Honours Favour in behalf of the Officers and Men, that you would point out ... 3 June 1778 First Joint Commission at Paris to Simpson, Thomas Passy, 3 June 1778. printed: JA, Diary and Autobiography, 4:124. This letter informed ... 3 June 1778 First Joint Commission at Paris to Sartine, Antoine Raymond Jean Gualbert Gabriel de Passy, 3 June 1778. printed:JA, Diary and Autobiography, 4:125–126. Protesting duties ... 3 June 1778 First Joint Commission at Paris to Jones, John Paul Passy, 3 June 1778. printed:JA, Diary and Autobiography, 4:123–124. The Commissioners, as a ... 3 June 1778 Adams, John to Bondfield, John Passy, 3 June 1778. printed:JA, Diary and Autobiography, 4:126. Adams acknowledged ... 3 June 1778 Adams, John On this Day We sent the following Letters. ... 3 June 1778 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail On the 13 of Feb. I left you. It is now the 3d. of June, and I have not received a Line, nor ... 4 June 1778 — 6 June 1778 First Joint Commission at Paris to North, Frederick, Lord Passy, 4 or 6 June 1778. printed:JA, Diary and Autobiography, 4:127–128; not sent. The ... 4 June 1778 First Joint Commission at Paris to Bondfield, John Passy, 4 June 1778. printed:JA, Diary and Autobiography, 4:127. Replying to letters (not ... 5 June 1778 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Abigail it is witth great Pleasure that I now Sit down to write a few Lines to you to inform you of ... 6 June 1778 Adams, John We wrote the following Letter ... 6 June 1778 Sartine, Antoine Raymond Jean Gualbert Gabriel de to First Joint Commission at Paris Marly, 6 June 1778. printed:JA, Diary and Autobiography, 4:129–130 (JA's English ... 6 June 1778 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Charles I often envy you the pleasure you enjoy in being at a place where you with pleasure look ... 6 June 1778 First Joint Commission at Paris to Schweighauser, John Daniel Passy, 6 June 1778. printed:JA, Diary and Autobiography, 4:129. The Commissioners, in reply ... 6 June 1778 First Joint Commission at Paris to Whipple, Abraham Passy, 6 June 1778. printed:JA, Diary and Autobiography, 4:128–129. The Commissioners ... 6 June 1778 Bondfield, John to First Joint Commission at Paris I am not favord with any of your Commands since the 18th Ultimo. All the advertizements ... 7 June 1778 Adams, Abigail to Warren, James Your Billit was deliverd to me a Day or two ago. I am much obliged to you for your kind ... 7 June 1778 Adams, John Went to Versailles in Company with Mr. Lee, Mr. Izzard and his Lady, Mr. Lloyd and his Lady ... 7 June 1778 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Charles we being so far from one another that I cannot Leave my pen out of my hand & I hope that my ... 7 June 1778 Adams, John June 7. 1778. Went to Versailles in Company with Mr. Lee, Mr. Izard and his Lady, Mr. Lloyd ... 7 June 1778 Warren, James to Adams, John We are yet in A State of Uncertainty whether you are Arrived in France or England, and ... 8 June 1778 Genet, Edmé Jacques to Adams, John The News papers you So kindly transmit me will be carefully perus'd and will afford, I dare ... 8 June 1778 Warren, James to First Joint Commission at Paris Agreeable to the directions of the Honorable Marine Committee, We have provided the Scooner ... 8 June 1778 Adams, John to Genet, Edmé Jacques I do myself, the Honour to transmit you a Small Bundle of Newspapers, for your Perusal, out ... 8 June 1778 Lovell, James to Adams, John I fear I omitted to send the Resolve of May 5th. with 3 past Packets. I shall be vexed if it ... 8 June 1778 Smith, Isaac Sr. to Adams, Abigail There is a french Ship Arrived last fryday from France itt is said came Out about the same ... 8 June 1778 Adams, John Dined with Mr. Alexander, and went to the Concert. ... 8 June 1778 Adams, John June 8. 1778. Dined with Mr. Alexander, and went to the Concert. There were two Gentlemen of ... 9 June 1778 Dumas, Charles William Frederic to First Joint Commission at Paris Ma derniere étoit du 2 de ce mois. Vous verrez par les deux traductions ci-jointes à quoi en ... 9 June 1778 Dumas, Charles William Frederic to First Joint Commission at Paris My last was dated the 2d of this month. You will see by the two enclosed translations what ... 10 June 1778 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Quincy Tis almost four Months since you left your Native land and Embarked upon the Mighty waters ... 10 June 1778 Continental Congress, Marine Committee to First Joint Commission at Paris There is wanted for A fifty Six Gun Ship now building at Portsmouth in the State of New ... 10 June 1778 Adams, John June 10. 1778. ... 10 June 1778 First Joint Commission at Paris to Jones, John Paul Passy, 10 June 1778. printed:JA, Diary and Autobiography, 4:135. The Commissioners requested ... 10 June 1778 First Joint Commission at Paris to Schweighauser, John Daniel Passy, 10 June 1778. printed:JA, Diary and Autobiography, 4:134–135. The Commissioners, ... 10 June 1778 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I should write to you with a much more cherefull Heart if I knew where to find you, but as ... 10 June 1778 Thaxter, John to Adams, Abigail Your favor of the 21st. and 26th. of May came to hand yesterday. ... 11 June 1778 Dumas, Charles William Frederic to First Joint Commission at Paris Hier matin je reçus de Sir G——Gd. le paquet contenant la respectée vôtre du 2e. Juin. En ... 11 June 1778 Dumas, Charles William Frederic to First Joint Commission at Paris Yesterday morning I received, from Sir George Grand, the packet containing your letter of 2 ... 11 June 1778 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Abigail to day my Pappa received a Letter from you which I had the honour of seeing in which you ... 12 June 1778 Adams, Abigail to Lovell, James Will you forgive my so often troubling you with my fears and anxieties; Groundless as some ... 12 June 1778 Adams, Abigail to Thaxter, John My spirits are rather low, I do not feel in any great moode for useing my pen, yet I cannot ... 13 June 1778 Lovell, James to Adams, Abigail Amiable tho unjust Portia! doubly unjust!—to yourself, and to me. Must I only write to you ... 13 June 1778 Bondfield, John to First Joint Commission at Paris I took the liberty to draw on your honors as the most assured means to obtain a certainty of ... 14 June 1778 Archer, Henry Waldegrave to First Joint Commission at Paris I presume to trouble you with the communication of my design to enter into the army, and ... 15 June 1778 First Joint Commission at Paris to Sartine, Antoine Raymond Jean Gualbert Gabriel de Passy, 15 June 1778. printed:JA, Diary and Autobiography, 4:135–137. The Commissioners, in ... 15 June 1778 Whipple, Abraham to First Joint Commission at Paris Had the honour of Recieving your Letter per Capt. Jones, beg leave to mention there are no ... 15 June 1778 Sayre, Stephen to Adams, John As my information is only from the public papers, I am left in uncertainty whether I am ... 16 June 1778 First Joint Commission at Paris to Jones, John Paul Passy, 16 June 1778. printed:JA, Diary and Autobiography, 4:137–138. Jones was ordered to ... 16 June 1778 Fleury, François Louis Teissèdre de to Adams, John Je suis trop reconnoissant des bontés dont vous mavés honnoré pour ne pas vous exprimer a ... 16 June 1778 Bingham, William to First Joint Commission at Paris It is a long time Since I have had the honor of receiving any of your Commands, and am the ... 16 June 1778 Bondfield, John to First Joint Commission at Paris I had the Honor to write you the 13.13 and 14th Instant. Mr. Emery receiv'd letters from ... 16 June 1778 Dumas, Charles William Frederic to First Joint Commission at Paris Le feuillet ci-joint a èté écrit à diverses reprises en allant et venant hier et aujourd'hui.... 16 June 1778 Dumas, Charles William Frederic to First Joint Commission at Paris The enclosed sheet was written piecemeal yesterday and while coming and going today. A copy, ... 16 June 1778 Fleury, François Louis Teissèdre de to Adams, John I am too grateful for the aid you accorded me not to express, in this regard, all the ... 16 June 1778 Adams, John June 16. 1778. ... 16 June 1778 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Since my last I have had the inexpressible Pleasure of yours of the 25 of March by the Way ... 17 June 1778 Smith, Isaac Sr. to Adams, Abigail I send Josiah Spear, the bearer, to inform you of the Agreeable news of the Arrival of Mr. ... 17 June 1778 Bradford, John to Adams, John After a tedious Suspension, our fears being greatly Alarm'd at your not being Arriv'd after ... 18 June 1778 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John At length my anxiety is relieved and the happy happy tidings of your arrival and safety in ... 18 June 1778 Dubourg, Jacques Barbeu to First Joint Commission at Paris No one would more readily concede or pay more tribute to the depth of your wisdom and the ... 18 June 1778 Dubourg, Jacques Barbeu to First Joint Commission at Paris Persone ne reconnoit plus volontiers et ne rend plus de justice que moi a la profondeur de ... 18 June 1778 Coffyn, Francis to First Joint Commission at Paris I take the liberty to crave your referrence to the letter I had the honnur of writing to you ... 19 June 1778 Dumas, Charles William Frederic to First Joint Commission at Paris Nulla dies sine linea. J'ai eu l'honneur de vous communiquer l'ordinaire passé l'article ... 19 June 1778 Coffyn, Francis to First Joint Commission at Paris I had the honnor of writing to you yesterday referring to my letter of 8 instant which I beg ... 19 June 1778 Dumas, Charles William Frederic to First Joint Commission at Paris Nulla dies sine linea. I had the honor to send you, by the last regular mail, the insidious ... 20 June 1778 Moore, William to First Joint Commission at Paris Your Petitioner Humbly Sheweth that being a native of the States of New Jersey one of the ... 20 June 1778 Sartine, Antoine Raymond Jean Gualbert Gabriel de to First Joint Commission at Paris J'ai recû, Messieurs, une Lettre de Nantes qui m'a été ecrite par le Sieur J. D. ... 20 June 1778 Sartine, Antoine Raymond Jean Gualbert Gabriel de to First Joint Commission at Paris I have received, gentlemen, a letter from Nantes by Mr. J. D. Schweighauser, the agent of ... 20 June 1778 Lee, Richard Henry to Adams, John Our enemies at N. York had contrived to distress us a good deal by a publication that the ... 21 June 1778 Adams, Samuel to Adams, John Although we are exceedingly pressd with publick Business at this Juncture, I cannot omit the ... 21 June 1778 Lee, Richard Henry to First Joint Commission at Paris The British Commissioners have arrived and transmitted their powers and propositions to ... 22 June 1778 Powers, Pierce to First Joint Commission at Paris I would beg leave to inform You that in the Action with the Drake Sloop of War on the 24th ... 22 June 1778 Castle, Joy to First Joint Commission at Paris Your petitioner is Come from Irland to Bordeaux to procure American papers to procead with a ... 23 June 1778 Amiel, Peter I, Peter Amiel, do acknowledge the thirteen United States of America, namely New Hampshire, ... 23 June 1778 First Joint Commission at Paris to Schweighauser, John Daniel Passy, 23 June 1778. printed: JA, Diary and Autobiography, 4:140–141. The Commissioners, ... 23 June 1778 Bondfield, John to First Joint Commission at Paris We are without any object Interesting other than the Eclat with which Le Marquis D'Almadova ... 24 June 1778 Adams, Abigail to Lovell, James I know not whether I ought to reply to your favour of April the first, for inded Sir I begin ... 25 June 1778 Ford, Hezekiah to First Joint Commission at Paris As Mr. Ross, a Gentleman of Pennsylvania, has been kind enough to offer me a Passage on ... 26 June 1778 Tudor, William to Adams, Abigail I inclose £23:3:10—Twenty Pounds, seventeen Shillings being the Amount of the Account ... 26 June 1778 First Joint Commission at Paris to Coffyn, Francis Passy, 26 June 1778. printed: JA, Diary and Autobiography, 4:142–143. The Commissioners left ... 27 June 1778 Whipple, Abraham to First Joint Commission at Paris In my last letter I had the pleasure of Acquainting you, that it was in my power to take ... 27 June 1778 Dumas, Charles William Frederic to First Joint Commission at Paris Here is a copy of the letter I have just written to the Grand Pensionary. ... 27 June 1778 Williams, John to Adams, John Tho I have not the honor of a Parsonal acquaintance yet from your high Station and ... 27 June 1778 Bondfield, John to First Joint Commission at Paris The Engagement of La Belle Poule is esteem'd at this port as a prelude to the declaration. ... 27 June 1778 Dumas, Charles William Frederic to First Joint Commission at Paris Voici copie de la Lettre que je viens d'écrire à Mr. le G—— P—— ... 29 June 1778 Moylan, James to First Joint Commission at Paris The Frigate Oiseau who convoyed a Virginia Schooner out of the Bay which I dispatched from ... 30 June 1778 Coffyn, Francis to First Joint Commission at Paris I take the liberty to crave your referrence to the letter I had the honnor of writing to you ... 30 June 1778 Ford, Hezekiah to First Joint Commission at Paris By Capt. Turner, who left South Carolina the Beginning of May, I have the Happiness to ... 30 June 1778 Bondfield, John to First Joint Commission at Paris A vessel Arrived yesterday from Louisiana confirms the Accounts received from them parts of ... 30 June 1778 Adams, Abigail to Lovell, James As I have so often troubled you with my fears tis a debt I owe your patience to communicate ... 30 June 1778 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Shall I tell my dearest that tears of joy filld my Eyes this morning at the sight of his ... 30 June 1778 — 8 August 1778 First Joint Commission at Paris Doit Compte courrant des Etats unis par Messieurs Franklin Lee et Adams chez F. Grand ...

July

9 April 1778 — 24 August 1778 Adams, John ... 30 June 1778 — 8 August 1778 First Joint Commission at Paris Doit Compte courrant des Etats unis par Messieurs Franklin Lee et Adams chez F. Grand ... July 1778 Ogden, Titus to First Joint Commission at Paris Pardon the freedom I take in thus addressing your honours unknown but as an American I trust ... 1 July 1778 Cooper, Samuel to Adams, John After various Reports of the Capture of the Boston by a British Cruizer, and of her being ... 1 July 1778 Warren, James to Adams, John I have wrote you several long Letters since you left us, some of which you will doubtless by ... 2 July 1778 Whipple, Abraham to First Joint Commission at Paris The honour of your Letter bearing date the 23d June, had the pleasure of Recieving on the ... 3 July 1778 Dumas, Charles William Frederic to First Joint Commission at Paris That which I had the honor to note in my last concerning Amsterdam's borrowing was greatly ... 3 July 1778 Lovell, James to Adams, Abigail I have this Afternoon received your Favour of June 12th. and at the same Time a Gazette from ... 3 July 1778 Dumas, Charles William Frederic to First Joint Commission at Paris Ce que j'eus l'honneur de vous marquer l'ordinaire dernier de l'Emprunt d'Amsterdam, etoit ... 3 July 1778 Simpson, Thomas to First Joint Commission at Paris I am to Acknowledge the receipt of your favor from Passi of the third of last month, for ... 3 July 1778 Jones, John Paul to First Joint Commission at Paris Being informed from good authority that the Minister desired much to converse with me on a ... 3 July 1778 Tucker, Samuel to First Joint Commission at Paris These may Serve to acquaint your Honours of my arrival at this port, after a short Cruze of ... 3 July 1778 Williams, Jonathan to First Joint Commission at Paris Agreeable to your verbal order I have given Directions to stop the Reparation of the Arms at ... 4 July 1778 — 5 July 1778 Jones, John Paul to First Joint Commission at Paris Plan for expeditions submitted to the American Plenipotentiaries and to the French minister ... 4 July 1778 MacCreery, William to Adams, John Last night arrived here from Baltimore the Brigantine Saratoga, Captn. Murray, who has ... 4 July 1778 Tucker, Samuel to Adams, John These will be handed you by Musco Livingston Gentleman my 2d Lewt. Who now must Leave me on ... 4 July 1778 Adams, John The Anniversary of the Declaration of American Independence. We had the Honour of the ... 4 July 1778 Bondfield, John to First Joint Commission at Paris The Union Cap. Barry arriv'd the 2 Instant from Edenton which place he left the 6th June. I ... 4 July 1778 Adams, John July 4. 1778. This being the Anniversary of the Declaration of American Independence, We had ... 5 July 1778 Adams, John July 5. 1778. I have neglected to introduce, in the proper time, because I cannot precisely ... 5 July 1778 Lee, Arthur to Adams, John I enclose you my Copy of Capt. Jones's Instructions. My opinion is that in quitting his Ship ... 5 July 1778 Sartine, Antoine Raymond Jean Gualbert Gabriel de to First Joint Commission at Paris Comme je suis dans le cas, Messieurs, d'avoir besoin du Capitaine Jones pour ... 5 July 1778 Sartine, Antoine Raymond Jean Gualbert Gabriel de to First Joint Commission at Paris As I am in need, gentlemen, of Captain Jones for a specific expedition, I would like him to ... 6 July 1778 Adams, John July 6. 1778. Dined with the Abbys De Chaillut and Arnoud. Mr. De Chaillut the Farmer ... 6 July 1778 Adams, John Dined with the Abby's Chaillut and Arnaud. The Farmer General, Mr. and Mrs. Izzard, Mr. Lee, ... 6 July 1778 Thaxter, John to Adams, Abigail Permit me to congratulate you on the safe Arrival of Mr. Adams at France. It is an event ... 7 July 1778 Bondfield, John to First Joint Commission at Paris Yesterday arrived from Edenton the Sloop Sally Cap Norton which place he left the 6th June. ... 7 July 1778 Coffyn, Francis to First Joint Commission at Paris I had the honnor of writing to you fully the 5th instant, to which I beg leave to refer you. ... 7 July 1778 Poreau, Mackenzie, & Cie. (business) to First Joint Commission at Paris Des Américains et autres nous ayant confié quils étoient retenus dans le desir de se ... 7 July 1778 Poreau, Mackenzie, & Cie. (business) to First Joint Commission at Paris Some Americans and others having confided in us that they were hampered in their desire to ... 7 July 1778 Adams, John Dined at St. Lu, with the Farmer general Challut. The Marshall Richelieu, and many Abbes, ... 7 July 1778 Adams, John July 7. 1778. Dined at St. Lu, with the Farmer General De Chaillut. The aged Marshall Duke ... 8 July 1778 Adams, John July 8. I had long since determined to look at France, with a steady Eye and obtain as much ... 8 July 1778 Moylan, James to First Joint Commission at Paris The day before yesterday two of Captain Tuckers prizes arrived here, one of which is loaded ... 9 July 1778 Adams, John to Gerry, Elbridge Passy, 9 July 1778. printed: JA, Diary and Autobiography, 4:149–150. Adams discussed Great ... 9 July 1778 Adams, John to Henry, Patrick Passy, 9 July 1778. printed: JA, Diary and Autobiography, 4:153–154. Adams stated that Lee ... 9 July 1778 Genet, Edmé Jacques to Adams, John J'ai mis sous les yeux de M. le Cte. de Vergennes un Extrait de la lettre du general Heath, ... 9 July 1778 Grinnell, Richard to First Joint Commission at Paris I would Inform you that on the 28th of August Last I a Rived heare from London I had att ... 9 July 1778 Genet, Edmé Jacques to Adams, John I submitted to Comte de Vergennes an excerpt from General Heath's letter which I have the ... 9 July 1778 Lovell, James to Adams, Abigail I heartily congratulate you upon the indubitable Proofs of our Friends Arrival in France. ... 9 July 1778 Coffyn, Francis to First Joint Commission at Paris I beg leave to refer you to the letter I had the honor of writing to you yesterday. This ... 9 July 1778 Genet, Edmé Jacques to Adams, John Here inclos'd I have the honour to return you the letter you trusted me so obligingly. ... 9 July 1778 Adams, John to Lovell, James Passy, 9 July 1778. printed:JA, Diary and Autobiography, 4:148–149. Adams announced the ... 9 July 1778 Adams, John July 9. 1778. We wrote the following Letters ... 10 July 1778 Adams, John to MacCreery, William Passy, 10 July 1778. printed: JA, Diary and Autobiography, 4:155–156. Adams discussed ... 10 July 1778 Franklin, Benjamin to Grand, Ferdinand We agree that the Bills drawn on you, by Mr. Williams, and paid by you according to the list ... 10 July 1778 Genet, Edmé Jacques to Adams, John I have receiv'd the papers you Sent me, and will make a proper use of them as soon as ... 10 July 1778 Hodge, William to First Joint Commission at Paris By Yesterdays' Post I had the honor of receiving your Letter of the 19th of April. What ... 10 July 1778 Thaxter, John to Adams, Abigail I had been so short a time in this place when I wrote you last, that it was out of my power ... 10 July 1778 Adams, John to Heath, William Passy, 10 July 1778. printed: JA, Diary and Autobiography, 4:156–158. Adams reported the ... 10 July 1778 Adams, John July 10. 1778. ... 11 July 1778 — 13 July 1778 Adams, John July 11. 1778 ... 11 July 1778 Reed, Benjamin to First Joint Commission at Paris Whereas Jerome Cazneau, Serjeant of Marines, on board said Ship, on her Arrival in said ... 12 July 1778 Tucker, Samuel to First Joint Commission at Paris Since my Arrival at this Port, I have been much troubled with those Frenchmen I enter'd at ... 12 July 1778 Adams, John to Genet, Edmé Jacques There are Reasons to believe, that the Story of Commissioners appointed by Congress to meet ... 13 July 1778 First Joint Commission at Paris to Coffyn, Francis Passy, 13 July 1778. printed: JA, Diary and Autobiography, 4:159–160. In reply to Coffyn's ... 13 July 1778 Genet, Edmé Jacques to Adams, John I hope to make a proper use of your observations in the relation to the pretended nomination ... 13 July 1778 First Joint Commission at Paris to Tucker, Samuel Passy, 13 July 1778. printed: JA, Diary and Autobiography, 4:160. The Commissioners advised ... 14 July 1778 Adams, John Dined at Chatou, with Mr. Bertine, Ministre D'Etat. Went to see the Park, where We rambled, ... 14 July 1778 Tucker, Samuel to First Joint Commission at Paris I received a Letter from Mr. Livingston of the 8th. Instant wherein he informs me that their ... 14 July 1778 Sartine, Antoine Raymond Jean Gualbert Gabriel de to First Joint Commission at Paris Versailles, 14 July 1778. printed: JA, Diary and Autobiography, 4:161 (JA's English ... 14 July 1778 — 18 July 1778 Adams, John July 14. 1778. Dined at Chatou with Mr. Bertin, the Minister of State. Went to see the Park ... 15 July 1778 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John By Mr. Tailor, who has promised me to deliver this with his own hand to you, or distroy it ... 15 July 1778 Sartine, Antoine Raymond Jean Gualbert Gabriel de to First Joint Commission at Paris Versailles, 15 July 1778. printed: JA, Diary and Autobiography, 4:161–162 (JA's English ... 15 July 1778 Lee, Arthur to Adams, John I am so unwell to-day that I cannot stir out. Will you have the goodness to expedite what is ... 16 July 1778 Greenleaf, Thomas to Adams, John Pardon the presumption of addressing you in this manner at this unhappy Crisis of my life. ... 16 July 1778 First Joint Commission at Paris to Whipple, Abraham Passy, 16 July 1778. printed: JA, Diary and Autobiography, 4:162–163. The Commissioners ... 16 July 1778 First Joint Commission at Paris to Schweighauser, John Daniel Passy, 16 July 1778. printed: JA, Diary and Autobiography, 4:163. The Commissioners notified ... 16 July 1778 First Joint Commission at Paris to Sartine, Antoine Raymond Jean Gualbert Gabriel de Passy, 16 July 1778. printed: JA, Diary and Autobiography, 4:164. The Commissioners told ... 16 July 1778 Rutledge, Edward to Adams, John The State of South Carolina, desirous of protecting her Trade, with as little Burthen to the ... 17 July 1778 Adams, John to Genet, Edmé Jacques In your forty Eighth Number of Affairs de L'Angleterre et de L'Amerique I find, in Page ... 17 July 1778 First Joint Commission at Paris to Vergennes, Charles Gravier, Comte de We herewith communicate to your Excellency a Resolution of Congress relative to the ... 17 July 1778 Dumas, Charles William Frederic to First Joint Commission at Paris Quoique je sois tous les jours avec le G—— F—— et avec notre Ami, cependant, comme il ne se ... 17 July 1778 Dumas, Charles William Frederic to First Joint Commission at Paris Although I have seen the Grand Facteur and our friend every day, since nothing extraordinary ... 17 July 1778 Williams, Jonathan to First Joint Commission at Paris I am highly sensible of the Confidence you honour me with by your Approbation of my Drafts ... 17 July 1778 Thaxter, John to Adams, Abigail In my letter of the 11th. inst. I mentioned the arrival of the French Ambassador at Chester. ... 18 July 1778 Sartine, Antoine Raymond Jean Gualbert Gabriel de to First Joint Commission at Paris Versailles, 18 July 1778. printed: JA, Diary and Autobiography, 4:166–167 (JA's English ... 18 July 1778 Sargeant, William Hill to First Joint Commission at Paris Having lately Arrived in a Very fast Sailing Vessell from the State of Virginia whose Owners ... 20 July 1778 First Joint Commission at Paris to President of Congress Passy, 20 July 1778. printed: JA, Diary and Autobiography, 4:168–170; also, with “The ... 21 July 1778 Dumas, Charles William Frederic to First Joint Commission at Paris My last was of the 17th. I have just received, translated, and delivered a German letter to ... 21 July 1778 Livingston, Muscoe to First Joint Commission at Paris I arrived here Last night, deliverd my letters to Capt. Whippie, and shall have his ... 21 July 1778 Dumas, Charles William Frederic to First Joint Commission at Paris Ma derniere est du 17e. Je viens de recevoir, traduire et porter au g— F— une Lettre ... 22 July 1778 Adams, John Quincy to Thaxter, John It is with great pleasure That I write to you who have been so good and kind to me for which ... 22 July 1778 First Joint Commission at Paris to Sartine, Antoine Raymond Jean Gualbert Gabriel de We have the Honour of your Excellencys Letters of July the 15th, and 18th. ... 22 July 1778 First Joint Commission at Paris to Trumbull, Jonathan We received your Excellencys Letter of May 29, by Captain Niles, with the Dispatches from ... 22 July 1778 First Joint Commission at Paris to Tucker, Samuel We have received your Letters relative to the Disputes between two of your Officers and some ... 23 July 1778 Adams, Abigail to Thaxter, John I have not wrote you so soon as I should have done, if I had known where to have directed to ... 23 July 1778 Franklin, Benjamin to President of Congress We have just received a Message from Monsr. Le Comte De Vergennes, by his Secretary, ... 24 July 1778 Dumas, Charles William Frederic to First Joint Commission at Paris Le g—— F—— ay ant oublié de me renvoyer le 21 mes Nouvelles d'Allemagne, je fus obligé de ... 24 July 1778 Dumas, Charles William Frederic to First Joint Commission at Paris Because the Grand Facteur forgot to return my news from Germany on the 31st, I was obliged ... 25 July 1778 Adams, John to Cushing, Thomas I had this Day the Pleasure of your Letter by Captain Barnes, of June 9. I did myself the ... 25 July 1778 Adams, John to Lee, Richard Henry Passy, 25 July 1778. printed:JA, Diary and Autobiography, 4:171–172. In this letter, the ... 25 July 1778 MacCreery, William to Adams, John Your favor of 10th. Instant did not reach me 'till this moment. I thank you kindly for your ... 25 July 1778 Adams, John It is an Amusement among some People, here, who understand a little English, to give Samples ... 25 July 1778 Adams, John July 25. 1778. I was much amused, among some People here who understand a little English, to ... 26 July 1778 Adams, John to Lovell, James Your favours of May 16 and 25 by Captain Barnes reached me Yesterday. These with those by ... 26 July 1778 Adams, John to Warren, James Yours of 7 June by Captain Barnes fortunately reached me, Yesterday. I was much Surprised, ... 26 July 1778 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Yours of the Tenth of June by Captain Barnes was brought to me Yesterday, which is only the ... 27 July 1778 Adams, John to Laurens, Henry I thank you, my dear sir for your kind Congratulations, on the favourable Appearances in our ... 27 July 1778 Adams, John to Vernon, William Sr. Your Letter of 26 May with Duplicats of those of 9 March and 20 May, arrived safe at Passy ... 27 July 1778 Simpson, Thomas to First Joint Commission at Paris I wrote you from Nantes that I had arrived there, and was to take my passage for America in ... 28 July 1778 Dumas, Charles William Frederic to First Joint Commission at Paris Voilà, Messieurs, la quintessence de douze pages Hollandoises in folio, que je viens de par ... 28 July 1778 Dumas, Charles William Frederic to First Joint Commission at Paris Here, Gentlemen, is the substance of twelve pages in folio, in Dutch, that I have just ... 28 July 1778 Adams, John to Adams, Samuel The Sovereign of Britain and his Council have determined to instruct their Commissioners to ... 29 July 1778 First Joint Commission at Paris to Continental Congress, Commerce Committee We have the Honour of your Letter of 28 May by Captain Reed. We are rejoiced at the Arrival, ... 29 July 1778 First Joint Commission at Paris to Continental Congress, Foreign Affairs Committee We have the Honour of your Letters of May 14. and 15. We congratulate you on the general ... 29 July 1778 First Joint Commission at Paris to Navy Board for the Eastern Department We have received your Favour of the Eighth of June, by the Hand of Captain Barns of the ... 29 July 1778 Ayres, John to First Joint Commission at Paris I arived Yesterday in 26 days from Boston, with a packet for Your Excellencys With Positive ... 29 July 1778 Sartine, Antoine Raymond Jean Gualbert Gabriel de to First Joint Commission at Paris Versailles, 29 July 1778. LbC (Adams Papers, French text of both letter and enclosure). For ... 31 July 1778 Adams, John to MacCreery, William I thank you for your favours of 25 and 27. the last of which I recived this Moment. The ... 31 July 1778 Le Coeur, M. to Adams, John Vous avez eu la bonté de me confier M. votre fils. c'est pour lui donner toute l'education ...

August

9 April 1778 — 24 August 1778 Adams, John ... 30 June 1778 — 8 August 1778 First Joint Commission at Paris Doit Compte courrant des Etats unis par Messieurs Franklin Lee et Adams chez F. Grand ... August 1778 Adams, Abigail to Mason, Jonathan Jr. Tho I cannot stile you a plant of my Hand, in some measure I own you as a child of my care, ... 1 August 1778 Genet, Edmé Jacques to Adams, John Genet a lhonneur de remercier Monsieur Adams qui n'ignore Sûrement pas que le Russel de ... 1 August 1778 Adams, John to Genet, Edmé Jacques M. Adams is not able to inform Monsieur Genet, the precise Date of the inclosed Law. It was ... 1 August 1778 Genet, Edmé Jacques to Adams, John Genet has the honor to thank Mr. Adams, who must already know that the Russell, of Byron's ... 1 August 1778 Pezerat, M. to Franklin, Benjamin Sans Etre Connu de vous Je prens La liberté de Vous Ecrire, Parce que Je Pense que les ... 1 August 1778 Pezerat, M. to Franklin, Benjamin Although a stranger to you, I take the liberty of writing because I think that, as the ... 1 August 1778 Moylan, James to First Joint Commission at Paris The Frigate Boston saild this morning with her three prizes. Captain Tucker happend ... 2 August 1778 Jones, John Paul to First Joint Commission at Paris Captain Jones begs the Commissioners to oblige him with Copies of the following letters—or ... 3 August 1778 Dumas, Charles William Frederic to First Joint Commission at Paris J'ai eu l'honneur de vous envoyer copie de la Lettre que j'aiécrite à Mr. Van Berkel ... 3 August 1778 Dumas, Charles William Frederic to First Joint Commission at Paris I had the honor to send you a copy of the letter that I wrote to Mr. van Berckel, Pensionary ... 4 August 1778 Adams, John to Warren, James Your kind Favor of July 1st. was brought here Yesterday from Bordeaux where Capt. Ayres has ... 5 August 1778 Tufts, Cotton to Adams, John The News of your Arrival at Paris gave us great Joy. Before your Letters reached America, ... 5 August 1778 Adams, John to Lee, Richard Henry Your Letter of the 20 June, by Captain Ayrs from Boston had a quick Passage. She Sailed on ... 6 August 1778 Jones, John Paul to First Joint Commission at Paris By a resolve of Congress the Seamen who engaged to Serve in the Ranger under my Command were ... 6 August 1778 Adams, John to Cranch, Richard I have long wished for an Opportunity to write to you but the thousand things that have ... 7 August 1778 Lee, Arthur to Adams, John Mr. Lee's compliments to Mr. Adams. Mr. Lee has over and over again written to Mr. Williams ... 7 August 1778 Adams, John to Adams, Samuel I had a few days ago the Pleasure of your Letter of the 21. of June, which is the only one ... 9 August 1778 — 12 November 1778 First Joint Commission at Paris ... 9 August 1778 MacCreery, William to Adams, John I this day received the Letter which you did me the Honor to Write me under the 31st. Ultimo.... 10 August 1778 Sartine, Antoine Raymond Jean Gualbert Gabriel de to First Joint Commission at Paris Depuis la letter, que j'ai eu l'honneur de vous écrire, Messieurs le 29 du mois dernier, le ... 10 August 1778 Franklin, Benjamin to Jones, John Paul We do not think ourselves authorized to give any Orders concerning the Deductions to be made ... 10 August 1778 Sartine, Antoine Raymond Jean Gualbert Gabriel de to First Joint Commission at Paris Since the letter that I had the honor to write you on the 29th of last month, the ... 11 August 1778 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I am desirous of conveying to you, in a manner that will not probably fail of success, and ... 11 August 1778 Dobrée, Peter Frederick to First Joint Commission at Paris My Father in law has just now comunicated me the Honble. Mr. Lee's Letter of the 4 Instant ... 11 August 1778 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Abigail you will pardon me if I do not write to you very often for you know how I used to teaze you ... 12 August 1778 Adams, John to Bradford, John Your favour of 17 June is before me. I thank you, sir for your kind Congratulations on my ... 12 August 1778 Adams, John to Cooper, Samuel Your kind favour of July 1st. is before me, and I feel myself much obliged to you for it, as ... 13 August 1778 Lee, Arthur to Sartine, Antoine Raymond Jean Gualbert Gabriel de Your Excellency s Letter of the Twenty ninth of July, inclosing a Plan for a System of ... 14 August 1778 Genet, Edmé Jacques to Adams, John J'ai traduit ce jour ci une lettre d'un armateur américain à Nantes, en datte du 8. août, ... 14 August 1778 Genet, Edmé Jacques to Adams, John I have today translated a letter dated 8 August from an American shipowner at Nantes who ... 14 August 1778 Adams, John to Genet, Edmé Jacques I Have the Honour of yours of the 14. ... 14 August 1778 Adams, John to President of Congress I have the Honour to inclose to Congress a few of the public Papers, which contain all the ... 14 August 1778 Adams, John Quincy to Cranch, Elizabeth by your desire I now sit down to write a few lines to you and not yet having wrote to you I ... 14 August 1778 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I have neither Time, nor Confidence enough in the Opportunity, to write you any Thing more, ... 15 August 1778 Jones, John Paul to First Joint Commission at Paris I have now been five days in this place since my Arrival from Passy—during which time ... 15 August 1778 Rush, Benjamin to Adams, Abigail I set down with great pleasure to acknowledge the receipt of a letter from Mr. Adams dated ... 16 August 1778 Bondfield, John to First Joint Commission at Paris Captain Ayres I have found in a very ill State of Health and apprehend he will not be able ... 16 August 1778 Sartine, Antoine Raymond Jean Gualbert Gabriel de to First Joint Commission at Paris Je m'empresse, Messieurs, de repondre aux observations que vous m'avez adressées par La ... 16 August 1778 Sartine, Antoine Raymond Jean Gualbert Gabriel de to First Joint Commission at Paris I take the earliest opportunity to answer the observations addressed to me in the letter ... 16 August 1778 Adams, John Went to Church, to the Chappell of the Duch Embassador in Paris, where We had Prayer Books, ... 17 August 1778 Adams, John Dined at Chatou, with Mr. Bertin. After dinner went to view the Machine of Marli, which ... 17 August 1778 Moylan, James to First Joint Commission at Paris The Brig Lady Washington Cap: Rowntree arrived here yesterday from James River Virginia ... 18 August 1778 First Joint Commission at Paris to Sartine, Antoine Raymond Jean Gualbert Gabriel de We embrace this first opportunity to answer the Letter, which your Excellency did Us the ... 18 August 1778 Ross, John to First Joint Commission at Paris I did myself the honour to Address You, on the 16th and 23d. Ultimo —Not on business of my ... 18 August 1778 Adams, John Went to Paris, with the Abbees Chalut and Arnaut. Went to see the Church of St. Roche, the ... 18 August 1778 Dumas, Charles William Frederic to First Joint Commission at Paris Since my last letters, nothing worthy of writing about has occurred. That is not to say, ... 18 August 1778 Dumas, Charles William Frederic to First Joint Commission at Paris Depuis mes dernieres, il ne s'est rien passé ici qui valût la peine de vous l'écrire. Cela ... 19 August 1778 Whipple, Abraham to First Joint Commission at Paris I had the pleasure of writing you July 31 from Paimbeufe where I had been wind bound for ... 19 August 1778 Adams, John to MacCreery, William I thank you for your favour of the 8th. I believe my Letters to you, were carried faithfully ... 19 August 1778 Adams, Abigail to Thaxter, John I really began to feel very uneasy at your long Silence and feared Sickness or some disaster ... 19 August 1778 Adams, Abigail to Lovell, James This Moment your favour of August the 6 is come to hand. My Heart reproaches me that I have ... 21 August 1778 Adams, John to President of Congress I have the Honour to inclose to congress, the last Gazettes and a Plann of the various ... 21 August 1778 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail If I knew of any more endearing Title I should certainly give it. But this appears to me to ... 22 August 1778 First Joint Commission at Paris to Jones, John Paul Your Letter from Brest of August the 15th is before us, and We are very sorry to hear that ... 22 August 1778 First Joint Commission at Paris to Jones, John Paul We have received your Letter of the 16th. and have written to Captain Whipple to appoint a ... 22 August 1778 First Joint Commission at Paris to Schweighauser, John Daniel We received yours of the 18 Instant. Mr. Bersoll has already been informed that he must send ... 22 August 1778 Finlay, George to First Joint Commission at Paris This to inform your honouers we perisoners was Taken By Capt. Tucker Commander of the Boston ... 24 August 1778 Puchelberg & Co. (business) to First Joint Commission at Paris We have the honor to forward very humbly to your excellencies the enclosed letter which was ... 24 August 1778 Smith, James to First Joint Commission at Paris This is to inform you that when I arrived at Calis the 4th of May 1778 I had part of my ... 24 August 1778 Puchelberg & Co. (business) to First Joint Commission at Paris Nous avons l'honneur de remettre très humblement à Vos Excellences la lettre ci-jointe dont ... 24 August 1778 Livingston, Muscoe to First Joint Commission at Paris My having been very unwell ever Since Capt. Tuckers departure from this place, has prevented ... 25 August 1778 First Joint Commission at Paris to Izard, Ralph We have the Honour of your Letter of this Days Date, and shall give the earliest Attention ... 25 August 1778 Izard, Ralph to First Joint Commission at Paris In a Letter which I have lately received from Florence, and which I have had the honour of ... 25 August 1778 Barnes, Thomas to Adams, John Nothing gives me greater concern, than to be under, The Necessity of troubling you with a ... 25 August 1778 Read, Thomas to First Joint Commission at Paris I Received yours by Capt. Barns. I have been So unwell that I have not been out of my Room, ... 26 August 1778 Puchelberg & Co. (business) to First Joint Commission at Paris Nous avons l'honneur de nous referer à nôtre lettre du 24 de ce mois, et celuy d'annoncer ... 26 August 1778 Moylan, James to First Joint Commission at Paris The General Mifflin Privateer Cap: McNeal arrived here yesterday. He sail'd from Portsmouth ... 26 August 1778 Bondfield, John to First Joint Commission at Paris Last Evening Arrived at this Port a prize Brig call'd the Archangel from Archangel for ... 26 August 1778 Puchelberg & Co. (business) to First Joint Commission at Paris We have the honor to refer to our letter of the 24th of this month and very humbly to inform ... 26 August 1778 Adams, Abigail to Thaxter, John Your favour of the 5th instant is just come to hand. I should like very well to see the ... 27 August 1778 Barnes, Thomas to Adams, John This day have had the pleasure of receiving Your much desired and welcome letter. Have also ... 27 August 1778 Adams, John to President of Congress I have the Honour to inclose, the last Gazettes by which Congress will see the Dearth of ... 27 August 1778 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I shall inclose by this Opportunity, by Mr. Ingersol, Son of Mr. Ingersol of Connecticut, ... 28 August 1778 First Joint Commission at Paris to Vergennes, Charles Gravier, Comte de There are several Subjects, which we find it necessary to lay before your Excellency; to ... 28 August 1778 Jones, John Paul to First Joint Commission at Paris I have this moment been with Mons. De la Prévalaye by Accident. That Gentleman you know, ... 29 August 1778 Bondfield, John to First Joint Commission at Paris Since my last of the 26th I an honord with your favor of the 19th. Commissioning the ... 30 August 1778 Adams, John This Evening had the English Gazette extraordinary, containing Extracts from Letters from Ld.... 30 August 1778 MacCreery, William to Adams, John I am very much obliged to you for yours of 19th. Instant and am glad to find that there is a ... 30 August 1778 Jones, John Paul to First Joint Commission at Paris I had the honor of writing to you by the last Post that Monsieur De la Prevalaye, the ... 31 August 1778 First Joint Commission at Paris to Horneca, Fizeaux & Co. (business) Nous avons profité de l'Occasion de Mr. Whitall pour vous faire parvenir un Livre relie en ... 31 August 1778 First Joint Commission at Paris to Horneca, Fizeaux & Co. (business) We take the opportunity of Mr. Whitall's visit to convey to you a leather-bound book ... 31 August 1778 First Joint Commission at Paris to Moylan, James Our last to you was of the twenty second, since which We have received yours of the 26th., ...

September

9 August 1778 — 12 November 1778 First Joint Commission at Paris ... 1 September 1778 Lovell, James to Adams, Abigail Yesterday the Letters of Portia of June 24th. and Augst. 19th. came to my hand together, by ... 2 September 1778 Adams, Abigail to Thaxter, John I was much surprized to Night upon receiving a Letter from you, in which you say you have ... 2 September 1778 Thaxter, John to Adams, Abigail Your much esteemed favors of 23d. July and 19th. Augst. came to hand on Monday. Your Letters ... 2 September 1778 Rolandeau, Louis François to Adams, John Your kindness in deigning to take notice of my condition is so precious to me that I shall ... 2 September 1778 Rolandeau, Louis François to Adams, John Les Bontés avec laquelle vous avez d'aignez prendre part a mon sort Est un acte si precieux ... 4 September 1778 Dumas, Charles William Frederic to Franklin, Benjamin Our friend and I propose to undertake an initiative in regard to his town more ambitious ... 4 September 1778 Dumas, Charles William Frederic to Franklin, Benjamin Notre ami et moi nous nous proposons de faire faire un nouveau pas à sa Ville, plus grand ... 4 September 1778 Costentin, Berubé de to Lee, Arthur In conformity with the orders that you had the honor to send me on the 15th of last month, ... 4 September 1778 Costentin, Berubé de to Lee, Arthur En Conformite des ordres que vous M'avez fait l'honneur de m'addresser le 15. du mois ... 6 September 1778 Sartine, Antoine Raymond Jean Gualbert Gabriel de to Franklin, Benjamin I have received, gentlemen, the letter that you did me the honor to write on 30 August. I ... 6 September 1778 Sartine, Antoine Raymond Jean Gualbert Gabriel de to Franklin, Benjamin J'ay recu, Messieurs, la lettre que vous m'avez fait l'honneur de m'ecrire le 30 Aout ... 6 September 1778 Adams, John to Franklin, Benjamin It seems to me necessary, that each of Us may understand our affairs, and be able to render ... 7 September 1778 Adams, John to Laurens, Henry I have the Honour to inclose to congress, all the News Papers, I have by me. Enough to shew ... 7 September 1778 Essarts, Nicolas Toussaint Lemoyne des to Adams, John I have the honor to send you the first volume of my work. You will see, in my preliminary ... 7 September 1778 Essarts, Nicolas Toussaint Lemoyne des to Adams, John J'ai L'honneur de Vous adresser Le 1er. Volume de mon ouvrage. Vous verrés Dans mon Discours ... 7 September 1778 Adams, John to MacCreery, William Yours of 30 August I received two days ago, and forthwith laid it before both my Colleagues. ... 7 September 1778 Horneca, Fizeaux & Co. (business) to Franklin, Benjamin We have just received from Mr. Whitall the book containing the promissory notes from ... 7 September 1778 Horneca, Fizeaux & Co. (business) to Franklin, Benjamin Nous venons de Recevoir par M. Withalle, le Livre contenant les Promesses du Congrés, ... 8 September 1778 Bondfield, John to Franklin, Benjamin This morning Arrived the Privateer Schooner Success—Attwood Master from Virginia. She left ... 8 September 1778 Adams, John to Greenleaf, Thomas Your Letter to me from Forton Goal dated in July I have lately received, and altho I most ... 9 September 1778 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I fear you will complain of me, for not writing so often as I ought. But I write as often as ... 9 September 1778 Adams, John to Williams, Jonathan Your Favour of the 3d I duely received and am very much obliged to you for the Trouble you ... 9 September 1778 Franklin, Benjamin to Massachusetts Council Passy, 9 September 1778. RC in Adams' hand PPAmP. printed (with enclosure): Magazine of ... 9 September 1778 Franklin, Benjamin to Dumas, Charles William Frederic We received yours in which you hint that it is wished by some of our Friends that the ... 9 September 1778 Franklin, Benjamin to Ross, John Yours of the 29 of August We duely received. We return you the Contract inclosed in it. ... 9 September 1778 Dumas, Charles William Frederic to Franklin, Benjamin Je fus hier 2 fois chez le g—— F——, et 2 fois chez notre ami. Voici ce qui se passa hier ... 9 September 1778 Dumas, Charles William Frederic to Franklin, Benjamin Yesterday I met twice with the Grand Facteur and twice with our friend. ... 10 September 1778 Franklin, Benjamin to Beaumarchais, Pierre Augustin Caron de In a Letter We have received from the Committee of Commerce of the 16 May We are informed ... 10 September 1778 Franklin, Benjamin to Sartine, Antoine Raymond Jean Gualbert Gabriel de Captain Daniel McNeill of Boston in the State of Massachusetts Bay Commander of the American ... 10 September 1778 Franklin, Benjamin to Vergennes, Charles Gravier, Comte de By some of the last Ships from America, we received from Congress certain Powers and ... 10 September 1778 Williams, Jonathan to Franklin, Benjamin Monsieur Montaudouin has this Day received a Letter from Monsieur Kergariou Commander of the ... 11 September 1778 Thaxter, John to Adams, Abigail Your favor of the 26th. Augst. I was honored with last Monday. ... 11 September 1778 Dumas, Charles William Frederic to Franklin, Benjamin In reference to my last two letters of the 4th and 9th of this month, I can add today some ... 11 September 1778 Dumas, Charles William Frederic to Franklin, Benjamin En me referant à mes deux dernieres du 4 et 9 de ce mois, je continue aujourdhui, que j'ai ... 11 September 1778 Adams, John to Laurens, Henry I have the Honour to inclose to Congress, the latest Gazettes. We have no other Intelligence ... 11 September 1778 Franklin, Benjamin to Bondfield, John Yours of the fifth instant We have received. We wish better Health to Captain Ayers, and a ... 12 September 1778 Izard, Ralph to President of Congress The Melasses business would certainly have proved the source of continual disputes, if it ... 12 September 1778 MacCreery, William to Adams, John I Received the Letter which you did me the Honor to write me under the 7th. Instant, by ... 12 September 1778 Bondfield, John to Franklin, Benjamin I have receiv'd from every Forge from Angoulerme to Bayonne returns of their proposals and ... 12 September 1778 Lovell, James to Adams, Abigail I have the Mortification of being obliged to tell the amiable Portia that the Council of ... 13 September 1778 Franklin, Benjamin to Schweighauser, John Daniel The Therese has arrived at Nantes and her Cargo is consigned to Us. We have determined to ... 13 September 1778 Dumas, Charles William Frederic to Franklin, Benjamin Although today is not post-day, I will begin by informing you that, after a long session ... 13 September 1778 Dumas, Charles William Frederic to Franklin, Benjamin Quoique ce ne soit pas aujourdhui jour de poste, je commencerai par vous dire, que ... 15 September 1778 McNeill, Daniel to Franklin, Benjamin On my Cruize in the Ship Genl. Mifflin of Boston, and on August the 22 Instant being about ... 15 September 1778 Grinnell, Richard to Franklin, Benjamin I would Inform the Honnourabel Board of Commisioners that I Took Passage with Capt. Barns as ... 15 September 1778 Bondfield, John to Franklin, Benjamin Referring to what I had the Honor to write you the 12th Current. Yesterday arrived from ... 15 September 1778 Adams, John to Vernon, William Jr. The Correspondence of the Commissioners here is so extensive, that it is impossible for me ... 15 September 1778 Thaxter, John to Adams, Abigail Since the date of that letter mentioning my not having recieved any intelligence from home ... 16 September 1778 Sartine, Antoine Raymond Jean Gualbert Gabriel de to Franklin, Benjamin I have received the letter which you did me the honor to write to me on the subject of the ... 16 September 1778 Sartine, Antoine Raymond Jean Gualbert Gabriel de to Franklin, Benjamin J'ai recu, Messieurs, La Lettre que vous m'avez fait L'honneur de m'ecrire au Sujet du ... 16 September 1778 Adams, John to Chaumont, Jacques Donatien, Leray de As our Finances, are at present in a Situation, seriously critical, and as I hold myself ... 17 September 1778 Lee, William to Franklin, Benjamin I wish to have a conference with you on a Subject that very materially concerns our Country ... 17 September 1778 Horneca, Fizeaux & Co. (business) to Franklin, Benjamin We have received the letter that you did us the honor to send the 31st of last month, but ... 17 September 1778 Horneca, Fizeaux & Co. (business) to Franklin, Benjamin Nous avons reçu, la Lettre dont vous nous avez honnorés le 31 du Mois passé, et qui ne nous ... 17 September 1778 MacCreery, William to Adams, John I did my self the Honor to write you a few Lines from Nantes about 8 days ago, and left it ... 17 September 1778 Franklin, Benjamin to Sartine, Antoine Raymond Jean Gualbert Gabriel de We have this Morning the Honour of your Excellencys Letter of the Sixteenth, relative to the ... 17 September 1778 Franklin, Benjamin to Laurens, Henry The last letter which We have had the Honour to write jointly to Congress, was of the ... 18 September 1778 Chaumont, Jacques Donatien, Leray de to Adams, John J'ay receu La lettre que vous m'avez fait L'honneur de m'ecrire Le 16 de ce mois, pour ... 18 September 1778 Chaumont, Jacques Donatien, Leray de to Adams, John I have received the letter that you did me the honor to write on 16 September, asking me the ... 19 September 1778 Franklin, Benjamin to American Prisoners in Great Britain Altho We have not written to you directly, for some time You may be assured, We have not ... 19 September 1778 Austin, Jonathan Loring to Franklin, Benjamin On Tuesday Morning, as I have already had the Honor of informing Your Excellencies, I shall ... 20 September 1778 Adams, John to Laurens, Henry I have the Honour to inclose, the latest Gazettes, which contain all the News of Europe. The ... 20 September 1778 Adams, John to Izard, Ralph You have once or twice mentioned to me, in Conversation, certain Expressions in the Treaty, ... 21 September 1778 Sartine, Antoine Raymond Jean Gualbert Gabriel de to Adams, John I have received the letter which you did me the honor of writing to me the 17th. instant. I ... 21 September 1778 Sartine, Antoine Raymond Jean Gualbert Gabriel de to Franklin, Benjamin J'ai reçu, Messieurs, la lettre que vous m'avez fait l'honneur de m'ecrire le 17 de ce mois. ... 21 September 1778 Livingston, Muscoe to Franklin, Benjamin Your Favour of —— I have Received and will answer Immediately on My Return to Nantes at ... 21 September 1778 Izard, Ralph to Franklin, Benjamin I have received information that the Ship Nile, Captn. Goldsmith has been taken, and carried ... 22 September 1778 — 26 September 1778 Franklin, Benjamin to Lee, William We have considered, with some Attention the Papers which you have laid before Us, containing ... 22 September 1778 Adams, John to Franklin, Benjamin In order that I We may be understand one another, Upon looking over the Account of the ... 22 September 1778 Williams, Jonathan to Franklin, Benjamin When I had the honour to lay my Accounts before you, I left the general one unfooted ... 23 September 1778 Berckel, Engelbert François van to Franklin, Benjamin Le soussigné, Conseiller Pensionaire de la Ville d'Amsterdam, a l'honneur de faire savoir à ... 23 September 1778 Berckel, Engelbert François van to Franklin, Benjamin The undersigned, Councilor Pensionary of the City of Amsterdam, has the honor to inform all ... 23 September 1778 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail A very idle, vain Conversation, at a Dinner, has produced you this Letter from a venerable ... 24 September 1778 Izard, Ralph to Adams, John I must apologize for not having given you an immediate answer to your Letter of 20th. ... 24 September 1778 Schweighauser, John Daniel to Franklin, Benjamin I have received but Yesterday the Letter with which you have honoured me the 14 Instant, ... 25 September 1778 Izard, Ralph to Adams, John I have received with much Pleasure, your Favour of Yesterdays Date. No Appology was ... 25 September 1778 Adams, John to MacCreery, William Yours from Bordeaux of the 17th I have received—and congratulate you on your agreable ... 26 September 1778 Franklin, Benjamin to Adams, John I very much approve your Plan with regard to our future Accounts—and wish it to be followed. ... 26 September 1778 Wharton, Joseph Jr. to Franklin, Benjamin You need not I presume be informed of the difficulties which the People of the United States ... 26 September 1778 Schweighauser, John Daniel to Franklin, Benjamin Last post I have had the honour of writing to you laying before you Mr. Peltier du Doyer's ... 26 September 1778 Vernon, William Jr. to Adams, John I was this morning honoured by the receipt of your letter of the 15th instant. The ... 26 September 1778 Bondfield, John to Adams, John By last post I receivd your favor of the 15th. Instant. I have forwarded your Letter to Mr. ... 26 September 1778 Franklin, Benjamin to Vergennes, Charles Gravier, Comte de We had last Evening the Honour of your Excellencys Letter of the twenty fourth of this ... 26 September 1778 Adams, John to Lovell, James The day before Yesterday, I received yours of June 8. We had before received the Resolve of ... 27 September 1778 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Abigail My Pappa enjoins it upon me to keep a journal, or a diary, of the Events that happen to me, ... 27 September 1778 Vergennes, Charles Gravier, Comte de to Franklin, Benjamin In the letter which you did me the honor to write to me the 28th. of last month, You recall ... 27 September 1778 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) it is some time since I wrote you a Letter & if I should neglect it a great while longer you ... 27 September 1778 Franklin, Benjamin to Sartine, Antoine Raymond Jean Gualbert Gabriel de We have received the Letter which your Excellency did Us the Honour to write to Us on the 21 ... 27 September 1778 Vergennes, Charles Gravier, Comte de to Franklin, Benjamin Dans la Lettre que vous m'avez fait l'honneur de m'ecrire, Messieurs le 28 du mois dernier ... 28 September 1778 Izard, Ralph to Adams, John I am favoured with your Letter of 25th., and agree with you in opinion that there is no ... 29 September 1778 Ridley, Matthew to Franklin, Benjamin Meeting accidentally, when in London, with a Manuscript Book of the Commissioners of the ... 29 September 1778 Adams, Abigail to Thaxter, John I know not but you are upon your return home. If you be a pleasent journey to you but you ... 29 September 1778 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John It is difficult my dearest Friend at the instant in which the Heart finds itself ... 29 September 1778 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Quincy Writing is not A la mode de Paris, I fancy or sure I should have heard from my son; or have ... 29 September 1778 Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de to Adams, Abigail Le Marquis de lafayette Most Respectful Compliments Wait on Mrs. Adams and is highly ... 30 September 1778 Franklin, Benjamin to Ross, John We have received your Letter of the twenty second of September, and take this Opportunity to ...

October

9 August 1778 — 12 November 1778 First Joint Commission at Paris ... October 1778 Eliot, John to Adams, Abigail You did not see fit to send the letter you proposed for the conveyance of Mr. Ingram. ... 1 October 1778 Franklin, Benjamin to Vergennes, Charles Gravier, Comte de We have received, the Letter which your Excellency, did Us the Honour, to write to us, on ... 1 October 1778 Smith, William (1755-1816) to Adams, Abigail I have received your Letter, respecting the Bill for £50. The way that you propose is as ... 1 October 1778 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Thomas Boylston As my thoughts are Principally busied upon the French tongue, & as I wish you to turn yours ... 1 October 1778 Sartine, Antoine Raymond Jean Gualbert Gabriel de to Franklin, Benjamin Des raisons particulieres, Messeurs, m'ayant determiné a proposer a Sa Majesté d'accorder au ... 1 October 1778 Sartine, Antoine Raymond Jean Gualbert Gabriel de to Franklin, Benjamin Some specific reasons have convinced me, gentlemen, to ask His Majesty to grant Mr. Fagan ... 1 October 1778 — 23 February 1779 Franklin, Benjamin ... 2 October 1778 Vernon, William Sr. to Adams, John The preceeding is copy of my last, of the 26th. May, being without any of your favors, which ... 2 October 1778 Adams, John to Izard, Ralph I have the Pleasure of yours of the 28th, and agree with you in Sentiment that if the Money ... 2 October 1778 Dumas, Charles William Frederic to Franklin, Benjamin Si vous n'avez pas eu de mes nouvelles depuis ma derniere du 13 au 18 Sept, je n'en ai pas ... 2 October 1778 Dumas, Charles William Frederic to Franklin, Benjamin Although you have had no news from me since my last of 13–18 September, I have nevertheless, ... 2 October 1778 Adams, John to Laurens, Henry I have the Honour to inclose the latest Gazettes by which Congress will perceive, that We ... 2 October 1778 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Charles I have been thinking of a subject for a letter to you, & I can find none more agreable than ... 2 October 1778 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail This goes by Captn. McNeil, who is an Adventurous Cruiser. It is not safe to write much by ... 3 October 1778 Bondfield, John to Franklin, Benjamin We are yet without any Arrivals from any part of America, from Carolina as an embargo is in ... 3 October 1778 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Charles in my last letter to you of Septr. the 30th I promised you to sketch a plan for learning ... 3 October 1778 Grant, Thomas to Franklin, Benjamin We the Subscribed first and Second Mate, for us and eight more Sailors, of the Snow the ... 6 October 1778 Lee, Arthur to Adams, John You have often complaind that taking care of the public Papers, and having the business of ... 7 October 1778 Sartine, Antoine Raymond Jean Gualbert Gabriel de to Franklin, Benjamin J'ai recu Messieurs, la lettre que vous m'avez fait l'honneur de m'ecrire le 26 du mois ... 7 October 1778 Sartine, Antoine Raymond Jean Gualbert Gabriel de to Franklin, Benjamin I have received, gentlemen, the letter that you did me the honor to write the 26th of last ... 7 October 1778 Warren, James to Adams, John As I keep no Copies of the Letters I write to you, and have been so Careless as to keep no ... 7 October 1778 Adams, John Captain Richard Grinnell of Newport Rhode Island says, that the English have this Year 17 ... 8 October 1778 Collas, Peter to Franklin, Benjamin The 6 of August last I weant from hence to Nants Intended for Boston and on the 29th sailed ... 8 October 1778 Izard, Ralph to Adams, John I have received your favour of 2d. instant, in which you desire to know if I think there is ... 8 October 1778 Adams, John Captain Richard Grinnell was taken and carried into Guernsey by the Speedwell Cutter Captain ... 8 October 1778 Caracciolo, Domenico, Marchesse di Villa Marina to Franklin, Benjamin Je Suis persuadé, qu'il est dèja a Votre Connoissance, que le Roi de Deux Siciles mon Maitre ... 8 October 1778 Ross, John to Franklin, Benjamin By the tuisdays post, I had the honor of your favour 30th. Ultimo now before me. And I find ... 8 October 1778 Caracciolo, Domenico, Marchesse di Villa Marina to Franklin, Benjamin I am persuaded that you already know that the King of the two Sicilies my master, has ... 9 October 1778 Franklin, Benjamin to Caracciolo, Domenico, Marchesse di Villa Marina We are this Moment honoured with your Excellencys Letter of the Eighth of this Month, and We ... 9 October 1778 Barnard, Tristram to Franklin, Benjamin Your humble petionner hath ben from America this four years in the English Services though ... 9 October 1778 Barnard, Tristram to Franklin, Benjamin As thier hath ben a moust Valueable Whale fishry discoverd by the people of England Since ... 9 October 1778 Adams, John to McNeill, Daniel The Bearer of this Captain Richard Grinnell, is well qualified, I believe for Some Place in ... 9 October 1778 MacCreery, William to Adams, John I did myself the pleasure to write you a few Lines just before my departure from Nantes, and ... 10 October 1778 Izard, Ralph to Franklin, Benjamin I have just been favoured with a communication of M. de Sartine's Letter to you of 7th. ... 10 October 1778 Franklin, Benjamin to Dumas, Charles William Frederic We have received yours of the 2d Instant, with the Declaration sign'd by Mr. Van Berikel, ... 10 October 1778 Adams, John to Lee, Arthur I have sometimes complained, that having no Place appointed for the public Papers, nor any ... 12 October 1778 Lee, Arthur to Adams, John I have hoped for Leisure to answer your favor as fully as, in my own Vindication, it demands.... 12 October 1778 Franklin, Benjamin to Sartine, Antoine Raymond Jean Gualbert Gabriel de The Letter which your Excellency did Us the Honour to write to Us on the Seventh of this ... 12 October 1778 Sartine, Antoine Raymond Jean Gualbert Gabriel de to Franklin, Benjamin Je n'ay point oublié, Messieurs, L'Intéret que vous prenez a M. Jones et la Demande que vous ... 12 October 1778 Adams, John Samuel Harding of Welfleet Cape Cod says that Mr. Robert Bartholomew or Bartlemé, and ... 12 October 1778 Sartine, Antoine Raymond Jean Gualbert Gabriel de to Franklin, Benjamin I have not forgotten, gentlemen, the interest you took in Mr. Jones and your request that he ... 12 October 1778 Whitmarsh, William Jr. to Adams, John Being a Townsman of yours and having suffered in the Grand Cause I have Made my Aplication ... 12 October 1778 McNeill, Daniel to Franklin, Benjamin After my Arrivall here I applyed to the Agent to recive the prisoners who promised he would ... 13 October 1778 Bondfield, John to Franklin, Benjamin By Letters this day from Couronna we have advice that the 30th Ultimo arrived at that Port ... 14 October 1778 Warren, Mercy Otis to Adams, Abigail The importunity of my Friends at Braintree, though my inclination is strong, is not ... 15 October 1778 Warren, Mercy Otis to Adams, John A long abscence from your Native shore would insure a Welcome to a line from me had I no ... 19 October 1778 Sartine, Antoine Raymond Jean Gualbert Gabriel de to Franklin, Benjamin I have received, gentlemen, the two letters that you did me the honor to write regarding Mr. ... 19 October 1778 Sartine, Antoine Raymond Jean Gualbert Gabriel de to First Joint Commission at Paris J'ai reçu, Messieurs, les deux Lettres que vous m'avez fait l'honneur de m'ecrire au Sujet ... 20 October 1778 Livingston, Abraham to Franklin, Benjamin I did myself the Pleasure to write you 10th and 22d June, to which please be referred; I ... 21 October 1778 Cushing, Thomas to Adams, John I embrace this Oppertunity by the Brigantine Saturn Rene Maillett Master (which I have ... 21 October 1778 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John How dear to me was the Signature of my Friend this Evening received by the Boston a ship ... 21 October 1778 Langdon, John to Franklin, Benjamin The Courier d Europe Captain Raffin being ready to sail for France, I have taken the Liberty ... 22 October 1778 Vernon, William Sr. to Adams, John The above of the 2nd. Oct. via Portsmouth by the Dutchess of Grammount Capt. Poidras. This ... 22 October 1778 Adams, John William Whitmarsh Jur., born in Braintree, maried and living in Marblehead, was taken ... 24 October 1778 Genet, Edmé Jacques to Adams, John Je viens de traduire pour Monseigneur le Comte de Vergennes, les divers papiers de la ... 24 October 1778 Genet, Edmé Jacques to Adams, John I have translated for his Lordship, Comte de Vergennes, the sundry articles from the New ... 24 October 1778 Lovell, James to Adams, John I was not a little surprized Yesterday at seing a Letter from you to Mr. S. Adams by Mr. ... 24 October 1778 Genet, Edmé Jacques to Adams, John Last night I was favoured with yours of the 24th, and nothing would give me greater ... 25 October 1778 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John The Morning after I received your very short Letter I determined to have devoted the day in ... 25 October 1778 Adams, Samuel to Adams, John Your Favor of the 24th of May did not reach my hand till yesterday. The Gentleman who ... 26 October 1778 Sartine, Antoine Raymond Jean Gualbert Gabriel de to Franklin, Benjamin I only responded, gentlemen, to the first part of the letter that you did me the honor to ... 26 October 1778 Sartine, Antoine Raymond Jean Gualbert Gabriel de to Franklin, Benjamin Je n'ai répondu, Messieurs, qu'à la premiere partie de la Lettre que vous m'avez fait ... 27 October 1778 Franklin, Benjamin to McNeill, Daniel We received yours of the 12 Instant relative to your Prisoners. Just at the same Time, was ... 27 October 1778 Franklin, Benjamin to Schweighauser, John Daniel We have received yours of the 27th of September, and approve of your Proceedings relative to ... 27 October 1778 Rush, Benjamin to Adams, John Your letter written a few days before your embarkation from for France, lays me under an ... 27 October 1778 Austin, Jonathan Loring to Franklin, Benjamin Had it been in my Power to acquaint your Excellencies sooner in what Manner I was to ... 27 October 1778 Dumas, Charles William Frederic to Franklin, Benjamin La respectée Vôtre du 10e. m'est parvenue Samedi dernier. Elle est parfaitement comme il la ... 27 October 1778 Dumas, Charles William Frederic to Franklin, Benjamin Last Saturday I had the honor to receive your letter of 10 October. It is exactly as it ... 28 October 1778 Lee, Richard Henry to Adams, John While we officially communicate to you the inclosed Resolve the Foundation of which you ... 29 October 1778 Genet, Edmé Jacques to Adams, John The opinion you expressed to me at Mr. Izard's, concerning the assistance that could ... 29 October 1778 Lee, Richard Henry to Adams, John I am exceedingly happy to hear of your safe arrival, and I hope agreeable accommodation at ... 29 October 1778 Genet, Edmé Jacques to Adams, John J'ai trouvé si important pour le bien commun des deux nations le Sentiment où vous vous êtes ... 29 October 1778 Franklin, Benjamin to Vergennes, Charles Gravier, Comte de We have the Honour to inform your Excellency that we are ready to execute and exchange the ... 29 October 1778 Franklin, Benjamin to Berckel, Engelbert François van Upon maturely considering the Letter and declaration which we have had the honor of ... 29 October 1778 Garcin, M. de to Adams, Abigail Give me leave to present you my Most Sincear and respectful thanks of having been so kind as ... 30 October 1778 Adams, John Last Saturday I dined with Mr. Grand in Company with Mr. Gebelin Author of the Monde ... 30 October 1778 Franklin, Benjamin to Sartine, Antoine Raymond Jean Gualbert Gabriel de We have been honoured with your Letter of the 26th. October, and We request your thank your ... 30 October 1778 Dumas, Charles William Frederic to Franklin, Benjamin J'eus l'honneur de vous écrire Mardi 27 une Lettre très intéressante. L'adresse dont elle ... 30 October 1778 Dumas, Charles William Frederic to Franklin, Benjamin On Tuesday, the 27th, I had the honor to send you a very interesting letter. Already the ... 31 October 1778 Genet, Edmé Jacques to Adams, John Your obliging Letter of the 29 is now before me. It would ill become me born and educated in ...

November

9 August 1778 — 12 November 1778 First Joint Commission at Paris ... 1 October 1778 — 23 February 1779 Franklin, Benjamin ... November 1778 Smith, James to Franklin, Benjamin Your very extraordinary letter of the 17 of Novr. I have received and acknowledge myself ... 1 November 1778 Franklin, Benjamin to Schweighauser, John Daniel Passy, 1 November 1778. Dft, heavily damaged, MH-H: Lee PapersBenjamin Franklin and John ... 2 November 1778 Tufts, Cotton to Adams, John I wrote to You the latter End of last July which I hope You have received before this Time, ... 3 November 1778 Dumas, Charles William Frederic to Franklin, Benjamin Following the dispatch of my letter of 30 October, I went to wish our friend a good trip. He ... 3 November 1778 Dumas, Charles William Frederic to Franklin, Benjamin Après le départ de ma Lettre du 30 Oct. j'allai souhaitter un bon voyage à notre Ami, qui ... 3 November 1778 Franklin, Benjamin to First Joint Commission at Paris We have received yours of the twenty seventh of October, inclosing a Copy of a Resolution of ... 4 November 1778 Dumas, Charles William Frederic to Franklin, Benjamin My last was of yesterday. I have just returned from seeing our friend and, although this ... 4 November 1778 Dumas, Charles William Frederic to Franklin, Benjamin Ma derniere est d'hier. Je viens de chez notre Ami; et je prends le parti, quoique ma Lettre ... 4 November 1778 Franklin, Benjamin to Schweighauser, John Daniel We have at length obtained a sight of Mr. Bersoles Accounts, and take this opportunity to ... 4 November 1778 Gilbank, John to Franklin, Benjamin I took the liberty some time ago to write to your Excellency's informing you of the ... 5 November 1778 Franklin, Benjamin to Sartine, Antoine Raymond Jean Gualbert Gabriel de We have the Honour of your Excellencys Letter of the 5th. of this Month, but as the Memoire, ... 6 November 1778 Montgomery, Robert to Adams, John From the Many favours and Civilitys I Received whilst I had the Honour of Paying you My ... 6 November 1778 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail We have received Information that so many of our Letters have been thrown overboard, that I ... 7 November 1778 Franklin, Benjamin to Laurens, Henry We have the Honour to inclose a Copy of the Declaration concerning the 11 and 12 Articles of ... 7 November 1778 Schweighauser, John Daniel to Franklin, Benjamin The repeated Captures of American Vessells, many of which notwithstanding the Convoys we ... 8 November 1778 Adams, John to Williams, Jonathan I have received your obliging Favour of the 27 of October, and am very much obliged to you ... 9 November 1778 Adams, John Mr. Lee read me a Paragraph of a Letter, from London, “that Mr. D. Hartley would probably be ... 9 November 1778 Smith, Isaac Sr. to Adams, John Mrs. Adams not knowing of this Opportunity by Mr. Sears and Capt. Cheevers, who are going in ... 10 November 1778 Franklin, Benjamin to Gilbank, John We have received your Letter of October the sixth, and wish it was in our Power to do more ... 10 November 1778 Maire, Jacques Le to Adams, John Le Traité que M. Lee a fait avec M. Bonnefil pour faire passer tous les effets qui sont ici ... 10 November 1778 Maire, Jacques Le to Adams, John My departure being fixed at the end of this month by the contract made by Mr. Lee with Mr. ... 10 November 1778 Dumas, Charles William Frederic to Franklin, Benjamin Ma derniere, de 4e. partit le 6e. Demain sera un jour important, et qui aura des suites très ... 10 November 1778 Dumas, Charles William Frederic to Franklin, Benjamin My last, of the 4th, left on the 6th. Tomorrow will be an important day and, if Amsterdam ... 12 November 1778 Sartine, Antoine Raymond Jean Gualbert Gabriel de to Franklin, Benjamin Mr. Defleury, Messieurs, m'a réprésenté que son fils unique, s'embarqua en 1776 pour se ... 12 November 1778 — 11 February 1779 Franklin, Benjamin to First Joint Commission at Paris ... 12 November 1778 Sartine, Antoine Raymond Jean Gualbert Gabriel de to Franklin, Benjamin Mr. De Fleury, gentlemen, has informed me that in 1776 his only son embarked for America ... 12 November 1778 Bondfield, John to Franklin, Benjamin Having concluded with Mr. Schweighauser for the publick freight the two Ships are ready and ... 12 November 1778 Williams, Jonathan to Adams, John My last informed you of my Intention to send you by the Messagerie a Case of old W. India ... 12 November 1778 Franklin, Benjamin to Vergennes, Charles Gravier, Comte de The Alliance between this Kingdom, and the United States of America, is an Event of such ... 12 November 1778 Franklin, Benjamin to Sartine, Antoine Raymond Jean Gualbert Gabriel de Last Night, We had a Letter from Nantes a Copy of which we have the honour to inclose to ... 12 November 1778 — 23 November 1778 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I have taken up my pen again to relieve the anxiety of a Heart too susceptable for its own ... 13 November 1778 Dumas, Charles William Frederic to Franklin, Benjamin Les affaires deviennent ici extrêment sérieuses. La résolution (dont ma lettre du 10 vous ... 13 November 1778 Dumas, Charles William Frederic to Franklin, Benjamin Things are becoming extremely serious here. The resolution (mentioned in my letter of the ... 14 November 1778 Lovell, James to Adams, Abigail Having a good Opportunity, I now forward those Things which were left at York Town by your ... 14 November 1778 Sartine, Antoine Raymond Jean Gualbert Gabriel de to Franklin, Benjamin J'ai mis Sous les yeux de Roy, Messieurs, les Raisons qui pouvoient determiner Sa Majesté à ... 14 November 1778 Sartine, Antoine Raymond Jean Gualbert Gabriel de to Franklin, Benjamin I have placed before the King, gentlemen, the reasons which might convince His Majesty to ... 15 November 1778 Smith, James to Franklin, Benjamin I have the honour to enclose you the Testimony of Mr. Anthy. Payn concerning the detention ... 16 November 1778 Sartine, Antoine Raymond Jean Gualbert Gabriel de to Franklin, Benjamin I have received with the letter that you did me the honor to write on the 12th of this ... 16 November 1778 Sartine, Antoine Raymond Jean Gualbert Gabriel de to Franklin, Benjamin J'ai reçû, Messieurs, avec la Lettre, que vous m'avez fait l'honneur de m'ecrire, le 12 de ... 16 November 1778 Gilbank, John to Franklin, Benjamin Not having received from you any Answer to two letters which I have had the honour to write ... 17 November 1778 Franklin, Benjamin to First Joint Commission at Paris We have received the Letter which your Excellency did Us the Honour to write to Us, on the ... 17 November 1778 Williams, Jonathan to Adams, John By the Tenor of your Favour of the 8th Instant I apprehend I have committed an Indiscretion. ... 20 November 1778 Dumas, Charles William Frederic to Franklin, Benjamin De retour ici depuis Mercredi matin, j'appris après-dîner de notre Ami, que l'acte de ... 20 November 1778 Adams, John to Franklin, William Temple You are to go by the shortest Road to Dieppe, and make all the Dispatch possible. ... 20 November 1778 Adams, John to Franklin, William Temple 1. Force of his Vessel, Number of Men, &c. ... 20 November 1778 Dumas, Charles William Frederic to Franklin, Benjamin I returned here Wednesday morning and, after dinner, learned from our friend that the act of ... 20 November 1778 Walshe, John to Franklin, Benjamin Memorial of the Officers late of his Britanic Majesty's Sloop Drake, Captn. Wm. Moore of the ... 21 November 1778 Bondfield, John to Franklin, Benjamin I attended yesterday to the Vissit made by the Inspector of the Artillery of the Cannon ... 21 November 1778 Adams, John to Franklin, William Temple Upon reconsidering Job Prince's Letter, it is observable, that there is not a single ... 21 November 1778 Adams, John to Williams, Jonathan I have received your Favour of the 12 and yesterday, the Rum was brought here consisting of ... 24 November 1778 Adams, John to Montgomery, Robert Your Favour of the Sixth of this Month, reached me, three days ago, I am much obliged to ... 25 November 1778 Sartine, Antoine Raymond Jean Gualbert Gabriel de to Franklin, Benjamin The King, gentlemen, has sent passports for four English vessels which are to come from a ... 25 November 1778 Sartine, Antoine Raymond Jean Gualbert Gabriel de to Franklin, Benjamin Le Roi a fait expedier, Messieurs, des Passeports pour quatre Batimens anglois, qui doivent ... 25 November 1778 Franklin, Benjamin to Schweighauser, John Daniel In Answer to your Letter of the seventeenth Instant, We desire you would ship to America, ... 26 November 1778 Adams, John Went to see the Palace of Bourbon, belonging to the Prince of Condé. It is a City. The ... 27 November 1778 Adams, John to Adams, Samuel Yesterday the B. Parliament met. The 2d of Decr., We shall have the Speech. We hope to make ... 27 November 1778 Adams, John to Gerry, Elbridge I have not received a Line, nor heard a Syllable from you Since my Arrival, but I know your ... 27 November 1778 Adams, John to Lovell, James It is now a Year, Since I left you, and I have heard very Seldom from you, since that Time. ... 27 November 1778 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Mr. Brown is here, and I cannot miss the Opportunity by him, to write you a Line. ... 28 November 1778 Adams, John to Lee, Arthur The Bearer, is first Lt. of the Boston—was sent by the Navy Board at Boston to S. Carolina ... 28 November 1778 Bondfield, John to Franklin, Benjamin Tho' we are without any interesting inteligence in this or the neighbouring Ports I hold it ... 28 November 1778 Lee, Arthur to Adams, John Your Letter informing me of the Alteration of your Intention, not having reached my House ... 29 November 1778 Quillau, M to Adams, John Je viens de voir Monsieur Dubourg à qui je dois l'honneur et l'avantage d'être Connu de ... 29 November 1778 Quillau, M to Adams, John I have just seen Mr. Dubourg, to whom I owe the honor and pleasure of being known to you. He ... 30 November 1778 Adams, John Orthodoxy is my Doxy, and Heterodoxy is your Doxy.—Definitions. Franklin. ...

December

1 October 1778 — 23 February 1779 Franklin, Benjamin ... 12 November 1778 — 11 February 1779 Franklin, Benjamin to First Joint Commission at Paris ... 2 December 1778 Adams, John to Vernon, William Sr. This Evening I had the Pleasure of yours of the Twenty Second of October, with Duplicate of ... 2 December 1778 Adams, John to Vernon, William Jr. This Evening, I received the inclosed in a Letter from your Father. He writes that he has ... 2 December 1778 Adams, John to Warren, James Last Night, I received your Letter of Octr. 7th by a Special Messenger from M. De Sartine, ... 2 December 1778 Dumas, Charles William Frederic to Franklin, Benjamin J'ai l'honneur de vous envoyer aujourdhui la Résolution dont je vous ai tant parlé. Ce qui ... 2 December 1778 Dumas, Charles William Frederic to Franklin, Benjamin Today I have the honor to send you the resolution of which I have already spoken. What ... 2 December 1778 Adams, John Captn. Bernard. Says There are Two hundred and Thirty Sail of Merchand Ships lying at the ... 2 December 1778 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Thomas Boylston I have just now wrote to my Brother charles & you would not like it if I did not write to ... 2 December 1778 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Abigail I just now recd. your Letter of septr. ye 29th and read it with great pleasure in which you ... 2 December 1778 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) In your letter to your brother, which is a very pretty one, you express a wish that you ... 2 December 1778 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Last Night an Express from M. De Sartine, whose Politeness upon this Occasion, was very ... 3 December 1778 Adams, John to Laurens, Henry I have the Honour to inclose to Congress, the latest News Papers: As they contain the Speech ... 3 December 1778 Adams, John to Tufts, Cotton I have the Pleasure of yours of the 5th. of August, for which I am much obliged to you. It ... 3 December 1778 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Your two Letters of the 29th of Sept. and 10th of Oct. gave me more Concern than I can ... 5 December 1778 Bondfield, John to Franklin, Benjamin A french Brig belonging to La Rochelle arrived at this port the 2d Instant from Boston, he ... 5 December 1778 Adams, John to Gerry, Elbridge It is necessary that you should be minutely informed, of the minutest and most secret ... 6 December 1778 Adams, John to Rush, Benjamin I had the Pleasure of a Letter from you, a few days before I Sailed from Boston, which I ... 6 December 1778 Adams, John to Sherman, Roger From the long Series of arduous services, in which We have acted together, I have had ... 6 December 1778 Adams, John to Lovell, James Yours of 12 Oct. We have received, by which We learn that foreign affairs were under ... 7 December 1778 Adams, John to Adams, Samuel On the 21 May, I wrote you a very long Letter, on the Subject of foreign Affairs in general, ... 7 December 1778 Franklin, Benjamin to Vergennes, Charles Gravier, Comte de To His Excellency Count de Vergennes, Minister & Secretary of State for foreign Affairs: ... 8 December 1778 Adams, John to Cushing, Thomas I had the Favour of a Letter from you some time ago which I answered immediately, but so ... 8 December 1778 Adams, John to Genet, Edmé Jacques I had last Night, very late your Card, respecting Mathews. I cannot recollect that any Thing ... 8 December 1778 Adams, John to Henry, Patrick Mr. Le Maire, writes me that he is about returning. I wrote you on the 9 July a long Letter ... 8 December 1778 Adams, John to Paine, Robert Treat I have now been Eight Months in Europe, and have received very few Letters from America, and ... 8 December 1778 Adams, John to Laurens, Henry I have the Honour to inclose, to Congress one other Copy of the Speech, at the opening of ... 8 December 1778 Dumas, Charles William Frederic to Franklin, Benjamin Le Calme dont vous parloit ma Lettre du 2, a cessé plutôt que je ne croyois. On étoit déjà ... 8 December 1778 Dumas, Charles William Frederic to Franklin, Benjamin The calm of which I spoke in my letter of the 2d has ended much sooner than I had ... 9 December 1778 Jones, John Paul to Adams, John I have the honor to inform you that this day Arrived here a Virginia Pilot boat from Boston ... 9 December 1778 Jones, John Paul to Franklin, Benjamin It is my duty to forward to you the within Memorial of Facts from Gentlemen whom the fortune ... 9 December 1778 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I cannot let this opportunity slip without sending you a Line, but the Gentleman waits and ... 9 December 1778 Lee, William to Franklin, Benjamin Conformable to the resolution of Congress, of which a Copy is inclosed, I have drawn on you ... 10 December 1778 Adams, Abigail to Warren, Mercy Otis Nothing but a very bad soar finger has withheld my Hand from writing to my Friend, and ... 10 December 1778 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail It is now my Turn to complain. Last night We had great Packetts from the Council, but no ... 13 December 1778 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John By the alliance (a fine frigate Built in Newbury port commanded by Capt. Laundry a Native of ... 14 December 1778 Gunnison, Benjamin to Franklin, Benjamin I have just arrived and tak the Liberty To Right to your Honour to in form you of The ... 15 December 1778 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Quincy I have a very bad soar finger and it pains me to write, yet a few lines I must write to my ... 15 December 1778 Warren, Mercy Otis to Adams, John I Cannot but think myself a sufferer by the Many Captures on American Navigation, for as you ... 15 December 1778 Lee, William to Franklin, Benjamin I had the Honour of writing to you the 9th instant and then mention'd the Congress that it ... 15 December 1778 Schweighauser, John Daniel to Franklin, Benjamin We are favour'd with yours of the 5th. instant together with duplicates of your favours of ... 17 December 1778 Vernon, William Sr. to Adams, John The foregoing of the 22nd. of Octr. is copy of my last. Being yet without any of your ... 18 December 1778 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail This Moment I had, what shall I say? the Pleasure or the pain of your Letter of 25 of Octr. ... 18 December 1778 Vergennes, Charles Gravier, Comte de to Franklin, Benjamin The effects of Dr. James Smith of New York have, gentlemen, finally been found. They are at ... 18 December 1778 Vergennes, Charles Gravier, Comte de to Franklin, Benjamin L'on vient enfin de decouvrir, Messieurs, Les Effets du Dr. James Smith de New York. Ils ... 18 December 1778 Dumas, Charles William Frederic to Franklin, Benjamin I have seen our friend. There are two committees: one to work on the new British complaints; ... 18 December 1778 Dumas, Charles William Frederic to Franklin, Benjamin J'ai vu notre Ami. Il y a deux Committés, pour besogner, l'un sur de nouvelles plaintes ... 18 December 1778 Warren, Mercy Otis to Adams, John A few days ago I had the Pleasure of your obliging letter of the 15 of October. It came by ... 19 December 1778 Schweighauser, John Daniel to Adams, John In compliance with your order I have made enquiries for a Vessell bound to Boston but have ... 19 December 1778 Adams, John to Lovell, James It is unhappy that So many People in America, should perswade themselves that the Ennemy ... 20 December 1778 Adams, John to Vergennes, Charles Gravier, Comte de CertainThe Some late Proceedings of the common Ennemy, are of a Nature so extraordinary, and ... 22 December 1778 Izard, Ralph to Adams, John A considerable time has elapsed since I had the honour of conversing with you on the subject ... 22 December 1778 Gardner, Shubael to Franklin, Benjamin Gentlemen you will Excuse all in these From one that is not used to adress in Such ... 22 December 1778 Sartine, Antoine Raymond Jean Gualbert Gabriel de to Franklin, Benjamin Vous etes sans Doute informés, Messieurs, qu'il arrive souvent dans Les Ports de france des ... 22 December 1778 Sartine, Antoine Raymond Jean Gualbert Gabriel de to Franklin, Benjamin You are undoubtedly aware, gentlemen, that United States citizens who have escaped from ... 24 December 1778 Horneca, Fizeaux & Co. (business) to Franklin, Benjamin It was not until the 15th that we received the letter that you honored us with of the 6th ... 24 December 1778 Horneca, Fizeaux & Co. (business) to Franklin, Benjamin Nous n'avons reçu que le 15 La Lettre dont vous nous aves honnorés le 6 du Courant; nous ... 25 December 1778 Adams, John to Dana, Francis In Some of the latest Letters from England, We are told, that they grow more and more out of ... 26 December 1778 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Abigail it is now with Great Pleasure that I now sit down to write to you & many a time since I came ... 27 December 1778 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John How lonely are my days? How solitary are my Nights? Secluded from all Society but my two ... 27 December 1778 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Mr. Greenleaf is about to set off, towards Nantes and from thence to Boston. ... 29 December 1778 Gilbank, John to Franklin, Benjamin Since my last informing you of my having drawn upon you for one thousand Livres in ... 29 December 1778 Franklin, Benjamin to Vergennes, Charles Gravier, Comte de We have been favoured with a Letter signed by many Gentlemen of Nantes and dated the ... 30 December 1778 Adams, John to Genet, Edmé Jacques As many Gentlemen may apprehend that one is exposed to a shortage of Provisions, especially ... 30 December 1778 Adams, John to Genet, Edmé Jacques M. Adams is very Sorry, it is not in his Power to Send Monsieur Genet a Copy of the ... 30 December 1778 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail We wait and wait and wait forever, without any News from America. We get nothing but what ... 31 December 1778 Smith, William (1755-1816) to Adams, Abigail I have inclos'd two hundred & thirty six Dollars. The amount of the bills was £100. 16. The ...