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Papers of John Adams, Volume 10

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Document Group PartThe Dispute with the Comte de Vergennes

17 July 1780 Digges, Thomas to Adams, John Since my letter of the 12th. We have no arrivals from Ama., or any thing new but what will ... 17 July 1780 Hartley, David to Adams, John Enclosed I send you a copy of a conciliatory bill which I moved in Parliament on the 27th of ... 17 July 1780 Jay, John to Adams, John On the 4 June last I had the Pleasure of writing you a Letter acknowledging the Reciept of ... 18 July 1780 Adams, John to Jenings, Edmund I have just received yours of 15th. Mr. Gridleys News, was I suppose only The Fruit of the ... 18 July 1780 Adams, John to Jenings, Edmund I have just received the Court Gazette with Clintons Proclamations. ... 19 July 1780 Adams, John to President of Congress Paris, 19 July 1780. RC in John Thaxter's hand (PCC, No. 84, II, f. 201–206). printed: ... 19 July 1780 Adams, John to President of Congress Paris, 19 July 1780. Dupl in John Thaxter's hand (PCC, No. 84, II, f. 207–209). printed : ... 19 July 1780 Warren, James to Adams, John Haveing Already wrote you pretty largely by Capt. Samson, this is only to Inform you that ... 20 July 1780 Adams, John to Lee, William Yours of the 8th I received in due Course of Post. The Letter from Clinton, arrived first at ...

Document Group PartThe Dispute with the Comte de Vergennes

21 July 1780 Jenings, Edmund to Adams, John I have had the Honour of receiving your Excellencys Letter of the 14th Instant: in Answer to ... 22 July 1780 Adams, John to President of Congress Paris, 22 July 1780. Dupl in John Thaxter's hand (PCC, No. 84, II, f. 211–218). printed: ... 22 July 1780 Gordon, William to Adams, John The beginning of March I forwarded to You and friend Dana a joint letter, which I hope if ... 22 July 1780 Massachusetts General Court to Adams, John This Government the last Winter appointed Jonathan Loring Austin Esq. their Agent to repair ... 22 July 1780 Vernon, William Sr. to Adams, John Yesterday I had the pleasure of receiveing yours of the 16th. March last forwarded from Rhd. ... 23 July 1780 Adams, John to President of Congress I have been amused sometime with dark and unintelligible hints in Letters from London of ... 24 July 1780 Warren, Mercy Otis to Adams, John You Will doubtless hear from several quarters of the arrival of admiral Greavess squadron ... 25 July 1780 Cooper, Samuel to Adams, John I have but a Moment to write by the Mars, a Vessel belonging to this State, the Voyage ...

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27 July 1780 Jenings, Edmund to Adams, John ...

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28 July 1780 Digges, Thomas to Adams, John A Vessel from N York to Liverpoole which saild the 24th. June, brings advice that Clinton ...

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30 July 1780 Adams, John to President of Congress Since your Arrival in Europe I have been favoured with your several Despatches of the 11. ... 31 July 1780 Dana, Francis to Adams, John Mr. Appleton sets off to morrow for Holland, and I shall deliver this enclosing a copy of a ... 1 August 1780 Dana, Francis to Adams, John I have just received four letters from Nantes, one from Mr. Johnson, two from Mr. Williams, ...

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5 August 1780 Jenings, Edmund to Adams, John I have followed your Excellence to this Town in hopes of seeing you before your departure. I ... 6 August 1780 Adams, John to Jenings, Edmund Your Letter from Antwerp, of the 5th. which I received last night by Mr. Douglas, was very ... 7 August 1780 Jenings, Edmund to Adams, John Having receivd a Letter from Nantes, datd the 29th Ultimo, I followed your Excellency to ... 14 August 1780 Adams, John to President of Congress On the twenty seventh of July. I set out from Paris on a Journey to Amsterdam. I left Mr. ... 14 August 1780 Hartley, David to Adams, John I take the liberty to introduce to your acquaintance my friend and relation Mr. Saml. ... 17 August 1780 Adams, John to Dana, Francis I have received your Letter of the 1. of this month and the Packetts you Sent with it, by Mr.... 17 August 1780 Adams, John to Digges, Thomas I am lodged at Mr. Henry Schorns in this City, to which place you may direct your Letters, ... 17 August 1780 Adams, John to Franklin, Benjamin I never was more amuzed with political Speculations, than Since my Arrival in this country. ... 18 August 1780 Thaxter, John to Adams, John Since I had the honor of writing You last, nothing material has occurred excepting the ... 19 August 1780 Dana, Francis to Adams, John I did not expect yesterday when Mr. Thaxter wrote you, that I shou'd have been able to have ... 19 August 1780 Mazzei, Philip to Adams, John The inclosed, which you will be so Kind as to peruse, seal, and send to its destination, ... 20 August 1780 Lee, William to Adams, John Mr. Jenings having gone out of Town, has left in my care a packet for you that came to him ... 22 August 1780 Adams, John to Luzac, Jean At a Time, when the English Emmissaries are filling all Europe with their confidant ... 22 August 1780 Adams, John to President of Congress Amsterdam, 22 Aug. 1780. RC (PCC, No. 84, II, f. 241–244). printed: Wharton, ed., Dipl. Corr.... 23 August 1780 Lee, William to Adams, John I have just now received yours of 20. Please to Send the Packet along here to me, chez Mr. ... 23 August 1780 Adams, John to President of Congress The Errand of Mr. Cumberland to Madrid, is a mere finesse of the British Ministry, intended ... 24 August 1780 Adams, John to President of Congress I have only time by this Vessell to inclose the declarations of Sweeden and Denmark; but the ... 24 August 1780 Dalton, Tristram to Adams, John This week honor'd me with Your kind favors of 23d Febry.last, for which acknowledge myself ... 24 August 1780 Digges, Thomas to Adams, John I wrote you a few lines on the 18th and 22d Instants chiefly to inform you the news of those ... 25 August 1780 Digges, Thomas to Adams, John Since I wrote you the 22d (by a friend Mr. S. H——l——y) nothing material has transpird and ... 25 August 1780 Rush, Benjamin to Adams, John Behold the fruits of the french Alliance! Our young men no longer look upon Great Britain as ... 27 August 1780 Dana, Francis to Adams, John I have been made very happy by the letters you forwarded to me. I presume you must have been ... 27 August 1780 Lee, William to Adams, John As you desire in yours of the 23. I now send you the Packet and least the English mail ... 28 August 1780 Gridley, Joseph to Adams, John Mr. Adams's Compliments to Mr. Gridley, and desires to know whether there is in Print, ... 28 August 1780 Gridley, Joseph to Adams, John There is a very compleat Survey of the Gulph of the River Saint Lawrence, done by Capt. ... 29 August 1780 Digges, Thomas to Adams, John I am much obligd to you for a letter and some news papers by a friend. I have not yet seen ... 30 August 1780 Adams, John to Dana, Francis I have received yours of 19. I have your Form of the Constitution and Some News Papers, none ...

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1 September 1780 Adams, John to Luzac, Jean I have received a Copy of the Constitution of the Massachusetts of which I beg your ... 1 September 1780 Thaxter, John to Adams, John There is this day a Confirmation of the News of the taking the fleet mentioned in my ... 2 September 1780 Adams, John to Dana, Francis Yours of 27 Ultimo came to hand last night. Mr. Bradford informs me that he Sent to Paris by ... 2 September 1780 Adams, John to Lee, William I am much obliged to you, for your care of my Packet which I recieved with your favour of 27 ...

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4 September 1780 Adams, John to President of Congress Amsterdam, 4 Sept. 1780. RC (MdHi: Gilmor Papers). ... 5 September 1780 Adams, John to Dumas, Charles William Frederic I have this moment the Pleasure of yours of the 3d instant, and I thank you for your kind ... 5 September 1780 Adams, John to Luzac, Jean Inclosed is an Abridgment of a Pamphlet, published in London last Winter. I beg your ... 5 September 1780 Adams, John to President of Congress As Eloquence is cultivated with more Care in free Republicks, than in other Governments, it ... 7 September 1780 Lovell, James to Adams, John Your many Letters to Congress up to June 2d. have been read with Pleasure and I have ...

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8 September 1780 Cooper, Samuel to Adams, John Being Just inform'd of an opportunity of writing to you by the Way of Bilboa, I snatch my ... 8 September 1780 Dana, Francis to Adams, John I had the pleasure of your's of the 30th. of last month, on the 4th. instant but my eyes ... 8 September 1780 Johonnot, Gabriel to Adams, John I Received your letter by the Frigate Alliance bearing date the 23d. Feby. last, Inclosing ... 9 September 1780 Dana, Francis to Adams, John Just as I had finished the above yours of the 2d. came to hand. The packet mentioned by Mr. ... 10 September 1780 Lee, Arthur to Adams, John I have but one moment to tell you, that I left Mrs. Adams your Children, General and Mrs. ... 10 September 1780 Lee, William to Adams, John I have received your favor of the 2d. and thank you for the American Intelligence; indeed in ... 12 September 1780 Adams, John to Dana, Francis This will be delivered you by Mr. Samuel Hartley, who is recommended to me by Mr. Digges and ... 12 September 1780 Adams, John to Hartley, David I am obliged to you for a Letter of the 14th of August, which was this day delivered me, by ...

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14 September 1780 Jenings, Edmund to Adams, John On my Arrival in Town from Spa and Aix La Chapelle, where I staid longer than I intended to ...

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15 September 1780 Adams, John to Luzac, Jean I have just now received yours of the 14. and I wish I had Time to write you a Sheet or two ... 15 September 1780 Digges, Thomas to Adams, John We are all so very busy in Election bustles that hardly anything political is talked of. The ... 16 September 1780 Adams, John to President of Congress I have the Honour to send by this Opportunity, a few Pamphlets and Papers. The Pamphlets ... 16 September 1780 Dana, Francis to Adams, John I am this moment arrived in Town, much fatigued, and as it is so late, you will excuse my ... 17 September 1780 Adams, John to Houston, William Churchill Last night Mr. Dana arrived here, from Paris and brought me your Favour of the 11. of July. ... 19 September 1780 Adams, John to President of Congress The day before yesterday, Mr. Dana arrived here from Paris with the dispatches which came by ... 20 September 1780 Adams, John to Adams, Samuel Your Favour of the 10th. of July, is received. Mr. Searle, who is yet at Paris, I hope to ... 20 September 1780 Adams, John to Cooper, Samuel Yours of May 23, I received but 3 days ago, and am happy to find so agreable an Intercourse ... 20 September 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel Your Excellencys Letter of 12 July, I have received and thank you, sir, for recommending ... 20 September 1780 Adams, John to Lovell, James Yours of 10 July is before me. Mr. Searle and every other Gentleman that you recommend to ... 20 September 1780 Adams, John to Rush, Benjamin Yours of 13 July I have received. Your Account of the Resurrection of the Spirit of 65 and ... 20 September 1780 Digges, Thomas to Adams, John A Servant of the De Neufvilles going to Amsterdam early in the morning gives me an ... 21 September 1780 Adams, John to Lee, William Your favour of the 10th. is just come to Hand yet unanswered. I am fully of your opinion, ... 22 September 1780 Adams, John to Vollenhoven, Jan van A Stranger, having particular Occasion to Speak with the Broker, who, Some time Since, ... 23 September 1780 Adams, John to Jenings, Edmund I have received your Favour, written after your Return from Spa and am very glad you had so ... 23 September 1780 Adams, John to Searle, James I received, by the Hand of Mr. Dana, the Letters and Dispatches, which you brought for me, ... 23 September 1780 Thaxter, John to Adams, John The inclosed Letter has this moment been delivered by Mr. Celesia. I have thought it my duty ... 24 September 1780 Adams, John to President of Congress Since the Receipt of the Dispatches, by the Honourable Mr. Searle I have been uninteruptedly ... 25 September 1780 Adams, John to Digges, Thomas The People on your Side, Seem determined to revenge themselves for the Loss of their Power, ... 25 September 1780 Adams, John to President of Congress There are Persons, in this Republick, who have been Attentive to this War, and who know ... 25 September 1780 Blomberg, Hendrik van to Adams, John Messrs. van Vollenhoven, not with standing all the credit they have for the United States of ... 26 September 1780 Blomberg, Hendrik van to Adams, John I Waited Yesterday for a Second him time on Messr. Van Vollenhoven after the recpt of your ... 26 September 1780 Digges, Thomas to Adams, John My Friend Mr. B—— will give you the news by the Cartel I some time ago mentiond to you to ... 27 September 1780 Jenings, Edmund to Adams, John I have just this Moment receivd your Excellencys Letter of the 23d. Instant, it Honors and ...

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28 September 1780 Adams, John to President of Congress Amsterdam, 28 Sept. 1780. Dupl (PCC, No. 84, II, f. 273–276). printed: Wharton, ed., Dipl. ... 28 September 1780 Lee, Arthur to Adams, John Having come here to converse with the worthy Governor, an opportunity of his Dispatch is ... 29 September 1780 Adams, John to Franklin, Benjamin Mr. Samuel Andrews, formerly of Boston lately of Demarara, is going to Paris upon Business, ... 29 September 1780 Digges, Thomas to Adams, John I hope my letter of the 26 By Mr. H——y B——m——d and a parcell of Books will get safe to your ...

Enclosure GroupAnthony Mylius to John Adams, with Calculations Respecting a Loan

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2 October 1780 Adams, John to Gardoqui, Joseph, & Sons (business) It is a long Time Since I had the pleasure to Address you, or receive any of your Favours. I ... 2 October 1780 Adams, John to Jackson, Jonathan I have long had it in contemplation to pay my Respects to you, but a wandering Life and ... 2 October 1780 Adams, John to Tracy, Nathaniel In more than one Letter from Mrs. Adams, she has mentioned to me, your obliging Kindness to ... 2 October 1780 Franklin, Benjamin to Adams, John By all our late Advices from America the Hopes you expressed that our Countrymen, instead of ... 3 October 1780 Digges, Thomas to Adams, John I am sorry to inform You that Mr. Heny. Lawrens and two other Amn. Gentlemen Prisoners in ...

Document GroupReplies to Hendrik Calkoen

On 28 August 1780, John Adams dined with “A Lawyer, Mr. Calcoon” (JA, Diary and ... 4 October 1780 Adams, John to Calkoen, Hendrik You desire an exact and authentic Information of the present Situation of American Affairs, ... 5 October 1780 Adams, John to Calkoen, Hendrik Your first Proposition is to prove by Striking Facts, “that an implacable Hatred and ... 6 October 1780 Adams, John to Calkoen, Hendrik Your Third Proposition is to shew that America, notwithstanding the War, daily increases in ... 7 October 1780 Adams, John to Calkoen, Hendrik Your fourth Question is, whether America, in and of itself, by means of purchasing or ... 9 October 1780 Adams, John to Calkoen, Hendrik The fifth Enquiry is, whether a voluntary Revolt of any one or more of the States, in the ... 10 October 1780 Adams, John to Calkoen, Hendrik The sixth Task, is to shew that no Person, in America, is of so much Influence, Power, or ... 10 October 1780 Adams, John to Calkoen, Hendrik Your seventh Inquiry is, whether the common People in America, are not inclined, nor would ... 16 October 1780 Adams, John to Calkoen, Hendrik The eighth Enquiry is, what England properly ought to do, to force America to Submission, ... 16 October 1780 Adams, John to Calkoen, Hendrik The ninth question is, how Strong the English Land Force, is in America? How Strong it was ... 16 October 1780 Adams, John to Calkoen, Hendrik The Tenth Head of Inquiry is, how great is the Force of America? the Number of Men? their ... 17 October 1780 Adams, John to Calkoen, Hendrik Your eleventh Question, will give an Opportunity of making Some Observations upon a Subject, ... 17 October 1780 Adams, John to Calkoen, Hendrik We are now come to your Twelfth Head of Inquiry, which is. What Countenance have the ... 26 October 1780 Adams, John to Calkoen, Hendrik Your thirteenth Letter Inquiry is, “Of what Resources might America hereafter Still make Use ... 26 October 1780 Adams, John to Calkoen, Hendrik The fourteenth Question is “What is the Quantity of Paper Money in Circulation? What Credit, ... 26 October 1780 Adams, John to Calkoen, Hendrik Your fifteenth Quaere is “Does not the English Army, lay out its Pay, in America? at how ... 26 October 1780 Adams, John to Calkoen, Hendrik The Sixteenth, Inquiry is, “Who looses most by desertion? Do the English and German ... 26 October 1780 Adams, John to Calkoen, Hendrik The Seventeenth, Inquiry is “whether We have any Information that we can rely on, concerning ... 26 October 1780 Adams, John to Calkoen, Hendrik Question 18. Does Sufficient Tranquility, Contentment and Prosperity reign, in those Places ... 26 October 1780 Adams, John to Calkoen, Hendrik Question 19. Is not Peace very much longed for in America? might not this desire of Peace ... 26 October 1780 Adams, John to Calkoen, Hendrik Question 20. Has there not been different opinions in Congress, with Regard to this, (i.e. ... 27 October 1780 Adams, John to Calkoen, Hendrik Question 21st. Are there no Malcontents in America? against the Government, who are ... 27 October 1780 Adams, John to Calkoen, Hendrik Questions 22. and 23. General Monk repaired the Kings Government in England. Might not one ... 27 October 1780 Adams, John to Calkoen, Hendrik Question 25. Do they who have lost their Possessions and Fortunes by the War, endure it ... 27 October 1780 Adams, John to Calkoen, Hendrik Question 27. How was the Situation of Manufactures, manual Art and Trade in general, at the ... 27 October 1780 Adams, John to Calkoen, Hendrik Question 28. Has America gained or lost, by the mutual Capture of ships? How much is the ... 27 October 1780 Adams, John to Calkoen, Hendrik I believe you will be pleased when I tell you that We are now come to the 29th. and last ...
4 October 1780 Adams, John to Dumas, Charles William Frederic I have just received your Favour of the 3d, and thank you for the early Information of the ... 5 October 1780 Adams, John to President of Congress Amsterdam, 5 Oct. 1780. Dupl in John Thaxter's hand (PCC, No. 84, II, f. 277–280). printed: ... 5 October 1780 Adams, John to President of Congress Amsterdam, 5 Oct. 1780. Dupl in John Thaxter's hand (PCC, No. 84, II, f. 281–282). printed: ... 5 October 1780 Lee, William to Adams, John I was very happy to find by your favor of the 21st. Ultimo that Mr. S. Adams still continues ... 6 October 1780 Adams, John to President of Congress Amsterdam, 6 Oct. 1780. Dupl in John Thaxter's hand (PCC, No. 84, II, f. 285–287). printed: ... 6 October 1780 Digges, Thomas to Adams, John I am thankful for your late favor and shall send you the Books desird by first opportunity. ... 7 October 1780 Adams, John to Jenings, Edmund Mr. Bowdoin, a gentleman of Virginia, is passing through Brussells in his Way to France. He ... 7 October 1780 Adams, John to Lee, William The Bearer of this is a young Virginian, Mr. Bowdoin, who has been sometime here and has a ... 8 October 1780 Franklin, Benjamin to Adams, John I received the letter you did me the Honour of writing to me by Mr. Andrews, and shall ... 9 October 1780 Dana, Francis to Adams, John I reached Leide in the Scout at 6. o Clock, and finding it impossible from thence to get to ... 10 October 1780 Digges, Thomas to Adams, John Since my letter of the 6th there has been no material incident relative to Mr. H. L——s ... 11 October 1780 Adams, John to President of Congress Amsterdam, 11 Oct. 1780. Dupl in John Thaxter's hand (PCC, No. 84, II, f. 289–304). printed: ... 12 October 1780 Warren, James to Adams, John My last two or three Letters were by Capt. Samson, who if he has not Shared the ill fate of ... 13 October 1780 Adams, John to Adams, Samuel This Letter is intended to go, by Monsieur Le Veillard, a Young Gentleman bound to America, ... 14 October 1780 Adams, John to Digges, Thomas Yours of 6 and 10 are received. Upon what Principle is it, that they confine Mr. L. as a ... 14 October 1780 Adams, John to Franklin, Benjamin The Extracts of Letters You was so good as to send me, have been inserted in the Papers, and ... 14 October 1780 Adams, John to President of Congress Repeated Letters from London, confirm the Account of Mr. Laurens's being confined to the ... 15 October 1780 Adams, John to Luzac, Jean I have only, Time, at present to request of you, to let me know whether, “the Pamphlet” is ...

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17 October 1780 Cerisier, Antoine Marie to Adams, John I was an ardent partisan of the noble cause of America, only on account of my great love for ... 17 October 1780 Digges, Thomas to Adams, John It was not until the 14th Instant that any person Whatever was permitted to see Mr. Laurens ... 17 October 1780 Johonnot, Samuel Cooper to Adams, John I have found a little Inconvenience in having nobody here on the Spot, that I could call my ... 18 October 1780 Continental Congress to Adams, John Congress took into consideration the report of the committee on the letters of 23 and 24 ...

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19 October 1780 Gordon, William to Adams, John O! human nature, what are thou! When one of the most noted Republicans cannot be consistent; ... 19 October 1780 Jenings, Edmund to Adams, John Returning the day before yesterday from Boulogne, I had the Honor of receiving your ...

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19 October 1780 Mazzei, Philip to Adams, John I shall make no apology for troubling you, Sir, as you have been so Kind as to grant me that ... 20 October 1780 Digges, Thomas to Adams, John The close confinement of our friend and the denyal of all visits, the use of pen, ink and ... 20 October 1780 Franklin, Benjamin to Adams, John Understanding that in Case of Mr. Laurens's Absence, you are charged with the Affair of ...

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22 October 1780 Adams, John to Capellen tot den Pol, Joan Derk, Baron van der I have this day recieved the Letter, which You did me the Honour to write me on the ... 23 October 1780 Adams, John to Cerisier, Antoine Marie I have received the Letter which you did me the Honour to write me on the 17th. and I thank ... 23 October 1780 Adams, John to Jenings, Edmund Your excellent Letter of the nineteenth I have recieved. ... 23 October 1780 Austin, Jonathan Loring to Adams, John I was duly honored with your Favor of the 2d Instant. Mr. Thaxter having left Paris, I ... 23 October 1780 Rush, Benjamin to Adams, John The discovery of Arnold's treachery, and the new Bennington Affair in the South, have given ... 24 October 1780 Adams, John to Franklin, Benjamin I have this moment the Honour of your Letter of the twentyeth of this Month and it is, as ... 24 October 1780 Adams, John to Johonnot, Samuel Cooper I have just recieved your letter of the Seventeenth of October, and am obliged to you for ... 24 October 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel I have recieved several Letters from London, concerning Mr. Laurens. It is certain that he ... 27 October 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel It seems to be now certain, that Some of Mr. Laurens Papers were taken with him. There have ... 27 October 1780 Digges, Thomas to Adams, John Your last is of the 25 Sepr. Mr. W.S.C. lately got the annexd note—it is Sent for your ... 28 October 1780 Adams, John to Digges, Thomas Give me Leave to trouble you, to Send me two Newspapers, the General Advertiser and the ... 28 October 1780 Bondfield, John to Adams, John A fever that confind me to my Bed from the 15th Augt. to 20 Sept. and and absence in the ... 28 October 1780 Lovell, James to Adams, John I shall endeavor to write largely to you, en Ami, but I will not risque the Sailing of the ... 28 October 1780 Continental Congress to Adams, John Resolved, That the Honble. John Adams be and hereby is authorised and instructed to accept ... 31 October 1780 Adams, John to President of Congress The British Ministry, by the terrible Examples of the Rioters, have So intimidated the ... 31 October 1780 Digges, Thomas to Adams, John We have not the least news from the Westward more than the publick papers will announce, but ...

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1 November 1780 Jenings, Edmund to Adams, John I have the Honor of receiving your Excellencys Letter of the 23d Ultimo, acknowledging the ... 1 November 1780 Sayre, Stephen to Adams, John I make no Apology for troubling you with a Letter, because your Excellency must know me by ... 3 November 1780 Adams, John to Grand, Henry I have recieved your favor of Octr. 13th and thank You for your Care in sending the Letters. ... 3 November 1780 Digges, Thomas to Adams, John I have received your line with an inclosure the 24th. ultimo, wrote to the partys, and am ... 4 November 1780 Adams, John to Franklin, Benjamin Mr. De Neufville, this morning brought to me, a number of Bills of Exchange, drawn upon Mr. ... 6 November 1780 Adams, John to Hendrik, Bicker Mr. Blomberg is so ill, that he cannot Speak, upon Business, which obliges me, to beg the ... 7 November 1780 Adams, John to Bouwens, Daniël Jan I waited on Mr. Blomberg yesterday, but found him to ill to speak upon Business: I must ... 7 November 1780 Adams, John to Digges, Thomas Yours of the 24. 27 and 31. Ultimo came altogether last night. The Note in that of 27 is of ... 7 November 1780 Adams, John to Jenings, Edmund I have recieved yours of the first. Will You be so good as to explain to me, what is meant ...

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9 November 1780 Adams, John to Dumas, Charles William Frederic I have the Honour of yours of the 7. Inclosed are a few more Extracts, concerning the ... 10 November 1780 Digges, Thomas to Adams, John Nothing material occurring, I did not write you on the last post day. Things were then in a ...

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12 November 1780 Gillon, Alexander to Adams, John A Fever having confind me to my lodgings some days, debar'd me of the pleasure of waiting on ... 12 November 1780 Adams, John to Gillon, Alexander I have received the Letter which you did me the Honour to write me the 12 of Novr. ... 13 November 1780 Adams, John to Austin, Jonathan Loring I have received your Letter, and very Sorry you have found So little Success in your affair ... 13 November 1780 Franklin, Benjamin to Adams, John I am honour'd by your Excellency's Letter of the 4th Instant, relating to the Bills drawn on ... 14 November 1780 Digges, Thomas to Adams, John Your favors of the 28th ultimo and 7th Instant came both to hand since mine of the 10th and ...

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15 November 1780 Lee, William to Adams, John A severe attack of a dangerous dysentery, a sick Family ever since Mr. Searle left us, and ... 15 November 1780 Warren, Mercy Otis to Adams, John I put a Letter of Introduction into the Hand of a son who has since unfortunately been made ... 16 November 1780 Adams, John to President of Congress On the 10th of this month, Sir Joseph York, presented to the States General, the following ... 17 November 1780 Adams, John to President of Congress From the Time, of the Arrival of my Commission, I have been constantly employed in forming ... 17 November 1780 Digges, Thomas to Adams, John I acknowlegd the Receipt of yours the 28th Octo. and 7th Instant in my last letter of the ... 18 November 1780 Adams, John to Cerisier, Antoine Marie I have recieved the letter which You were so good as to write me on the 15th. of this Month. ... 19 November 1780 Adams, John to Digges, Thomas The Bundle by Mr. Bromfield I received, and one or two Parcells since. Yesterday I received ... 19 November 1780 Adams, John to Lee, William I am honoured with yours of the 15 and congratulate you on your Recovery, and that of your ... 20 November 1780 Adams, John to Capellen tot den Pol, Joan Derk, Baron van der I have the honour to inclose, a Smal Pamphlet lately published, which in this critical ... 20 November 1780 Adams, John to Luzac, Jean I have received your obliging Letter and a dozen Copies of the “Pensees.” I am much obliged ... 20 November 1780 Jenings, Edmund to Adams, John Your Excellencys Letter of the 7th Instant came duly to Hand. ... 22 November 1780 Digges, Thomas to Adams, John I understood from seeing a letter lately from Paris there had appeard at a Dutch Bankers in ... 22 November 1780 Warren, James to Adams, John Two days ago I received your favour of the 18th. March, without ever hearing before of, or ... 24 November 1780 Adams, John to Franklin, Benjamin The Letter which your Excellency did me the Honour to write me on the thirteenth is ... 24 November 1780 Grand, Henry to Adams, John After the receit of the Letter you honoured Me with the 3rd of this Month I immediately ...

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25 November 1780 Adams, John to President of Congress It is now certain that the States General, have by a Plurality of five Provinces determined ... 25 November 1780 Adams, John to President of Congress The Prince was ill advised, when he undertook, what he was not obliged to do, in producing ... 27 November 1780 Adams, John to Digges, Thomas I have received yours of the 17. with its Inclosure and that of the 22d.—and thank you for ...

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29 November 1780 Lee, William to Adams, John I am honor'd with your favor of the 19th. and am happy to hear that you and your Sons have ... 30 November 1780 Adams, John to Franklin, Benjamin I have already accepted Bills drawn upon Mr. Laurens, to the Amount of Thirty four Thousand ... 30 November 1780 Adams, John to Franklin, Benjamin I was duly honoured with your Excellency's Letter of the eighth of October by Mr. Searle. ... 30 November 1780 Adams, John to President of Congress The State of Parties in this Republick is still critical. Many anonymous Pamphlets appear on ... 30 November 1780 Adams, John to Luzac, Jean Your kind Favour of the 24 with the two elegant Copies of the Pensees I have received, with ... 30 November 1780 Franklin, Benjamin to Adams, John I have had a severe Fit of the Gout which has confined me six Weeks; but it is now going ... 30 November 1780 Jenings, Edmund to Adams, John I did myself the Honor of writing to your Excellency the 20th of this Month and inclosing ... 1 December 1780 Adams, John to Jenings, Edmund I thank You for your favour of the 20th. of November. ... 1 December 1780 Adams, John to President of Congress Amsterdam, 1 Dec. 1780. Dupl in John Thaxter's hand (PCC, No. 84, II, f. 321–324). LbC ... 6 December 1780 Adams, John to Bondfield, John I have received your Favour of 28 of Octr. and am very glad to hear of your Recovery from ... 6 December 1780 Adams, John to Cooper, Samuel I have received your very agreable Letter of the 8th of September. ... 6 December 1780 Adams, John to Franklin, Benjamin I congratulate you, on the Return of your Health and thank you for the Extract from Dr. ... 6 December 1780 Adams, John to Jenings, Edmund I thank you, for yours of 30 Nov. I return the two Letters from Mr. L. I had the Honour of ... 6 December 1780 Adams, John to Lee, Arthur I have received your Favour of September 10th and am very glad to hear of your Visit to ... 6 December 1780 Adams, John to Lee, Arthur Yours from Lebanon 28 Sept. is just come to hand. I wish the Mass. happy in their Governor. ... 6 December 1780 Adams, John to Lee, William Yours of the 29th. Ultimo is before me. Arnold's Apostacy shews the Necessity of nipping ... 6 December 1780 Adams, John to Sayre, Stephen I received the Letter, which you did me the Honour to write me on the 21 of October, but a ... 7 December 1780 Adams, John to Franklin, William Temple I duly recieved your favour of the 6th of November, and ought to have acknowledged it before.... 7 December 1780 Adams, John to Lovell, James I am this Moment finishing the Year, Since my last Arrival in Europe. And the dullest Year, ... 8 December 1780 Digges, Thomas to Adams, John Yours of the 17 with an inclosure to JT, as well as one of the 27th both got safe which was ... 9 December 1780 Adams, John to Cooper, Samuel I wrote to you and Coll. Johonnot a few days ago, but have Since found a Letter, from you of ... 9 December 1780 Adams, John to Capellen tot den Pol, Joan Derk, Baron van der I have received the Letter, which you did me the Honour to write me, on the 28. Ultimo. The ... 9 December 1780 Adams, John to Warren, James Your Favours of July 11. and 19. are before me. They were received at Paris in my Absence ... 9 December 1780 Adams, John to Warren, Mercy Otis It is not long Since I received your Favour of the 24 of July—and a wandering unsettled ...

Enclosure GroupThe Committee for Foreign Affairs to John Adams, with an Exctract from Foreign Affairs Committee Meeting Minutes

12 December 1780 Digges, Thomas to Adams, John All your favours to the 27 ultimo and particularly that with a disagreeable inclosure came ... 13 December 1780 Dana, Francis to Adams, John As Mr. Brush on his way to Amsterdam has just come into this Inn, I shall attempt to give ... 14 December 1780 Adams, John to President of Congress I am every day accepting the Bills of Exchange, which were drawn upon Mr. Laurens: but I ... 14 December 1780 Lovell, James to Adams, John In my Letter of the 9th. I mentioned the Receipt of yours to the President of June 26. I ... 15 December 1780 Grand, Henry to Adams, John I have been honoured with your's 7th. instant, Serving to inform me that in case Messrs. ... 16 December 1780 Adams, John Charles William Frederick Dumas, personally appeared before Us and took the Oath of ... 17 December 1780 Adams, John to Digges, Thomas I regularly recieve the Newspapers, but have not recieved the Books or Pamphlets of any kind.... 17 December 1780 Lee, William to Adams, John I have the honor of your favor of the 6th. instant and perfectly agree with you that ... 18 December 1780 Adams, John to Jenings, Edmund I have received your Favour of the 11. The Inclosures I have packed with my Dispatches, and ... 18 December 1780 Adams, John to President of Congress War is to a Dutchman the greatest of Evils. Sir Joseph Yorke is so sensible of this, that he ... 18 December 1780 McKean, Thomas to Adams, John My letter of November 8th. 1779 by John Lowell Esquire in answer to your favor of the 20th. ... 18 December 1780 President of Congress to Adams, John You will receive herewith enclosed, a Duplicate of my Letter of the 30th of July, with a ... 19 December 1780 Warren, James to Adams, John Having wrote you so often and so fully I presume you would readily Excuse me if I omitted ...

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21 December 1780 Adams, John to President of Congress The Sentiments and Affections of a People, may be learned from many little Circumstances, ... 22 December 1780 Digges, Thomas to Adams, John I am thankful for your favor and its inclosure of the 15th Instant. I hope my parcells go ...

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25 December 1780 Adams, John to President of Congress The Dispute between Great Britain and the United Provinces is now wrought up to a Crisis. ... 25 December 1780 Adams, John to President of Congress It is very difficult to discover, with Certainty the secret springs which actuate the Courts ... 25 December 1780 Adams, John to President of Congress Affairs are Still in Suspence. This Day being Chrismas and Yesterday a sunday, there was no ... 26 December 1780 Adams, John to President of Congress The public Papers of this Morning inform Us, that Sir Joseph Yorke left the Hague on the ... 26 December 1780 Digges, Thomas to Adams, John I have had a sight of yours of the 15th, 17, and 18th Instant and am thankful for their ... 27 December 1780 Lee, William to Adams, John Your favor of the 20th came to hand last Post. I have been confidently assured that the ... 28 December 1780 Adams, John to President of Congress The Dutch say that the English are acting the part of the Sailor, having quarrelled with ... 28 December 1780 Jenings, Edmund to Adams, John I Had written to your Excellency a long Letter on the State of Affairs, which the Attention, ... 28 December 1780 Warren, Mercy Otis to Adams, John Mr. Warren directed to you only one week since by Capt. Cazneau bound to Amsterdam, ... 29 December 1780 Huntington, Samuel to Adams, John You will herewith receive a commission authorising you to negotiate a treaty of Amity and ... 29 December 1780 Huntington, Samuel to Adams, John Whereas an Intercourse between the Citizens of the United Provinces of the Low Countries and ... 29 December 1780 Continental Congress to Adams, John Plan of a treaty of amity and commerce between the United States of America and the United ... 30 December 1780 Adams, John to President of Congress The Province of Zealand having been opposed to the other Provinces in so many Instances and ... 31 December 1780 Adams, John to Jenings, Edmund I have the Honour of yours of the 28. We have no Letters or Papers from London later than ... 31 December 1780 Adams, John to President of Congress It will scarcely be believed in Congress, that at a Time when there are the strongest ...