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1 January 1781 President of Congress to Netherlands, States General of The United States of North America in Congress Assembled impressed with a high sense of the ... 1 January 1781 President of Congress to William V, Prince of Orange and Stadholder of the Netherlands The United States of America in Congress Assembled impressed with a deep sense of your ... 1 January 1781 Adams, John to President of Congress Amsterdam 1 January 1781. RC in John Thaxter's hand PCC, Misc. Papers, Reel No. 1, f. ... 1 January 1781 President of Congress to Adams, John You will receive herewith enclosed, a Commission as Minister Plenipotentiary to the United ... 1 January 1781 Dana, Francis to Adams, John I will no longer omit to acquaint you of my safe arrival here; I shou'd have done it before, ... 1 January 1781 Jenings, Edmund to Adams, John Give me leave to congratulate your Excellency on the Commencement of the New Year and to ... 2 January 1781 Bondfield, John to Adams, John A Vessel that left Annapolis in Virginia arrived at this port yesterday. ... 2 January 1781 Lovell, James to Adams, John Your Favor of Sepr. 20th. reached me at Christmas. I inclose you a Resolve but am not able ... 3 January 1781 Adams, John to Jenings, Edmund I have received your Favour of the 1st. of this Year, and thank you for your kind ... 3 January 1781 Jenings, Edmund to Adams, John I had this Day the Honor of receiving your Excellencys Letter of the 31 Ultimo; which gives ... 4 January 1781 Adams, John to President of Congress Notwithstanding the Influence of the English Nation; notwithstanding the Influence of old ... 5 January 1781 Adams, John to President of Congress On the 10 of Nov. 1780 The Memorial of Sir Joseph York to the States General, was presented ... 5 January 1781 Digges, Thomas to Adams, John Altho hostilities, and seemingly rigourous ones, have commencd between your Country and ... 6 January 1781 Lovell, James to Adams, John I hope the Papers which you will receive by this opportunity will give you personal ... 7 January 1781 Dana, Francis to Adams, John I seize with avidity upon the opportunity of sending You the enclosed Philadelphia Paper of ... 8 January 1781 Lovell, James to Adams, John Herewith goes a Letter which I this day received from Mrs. Adams with a Request that I would ... 9 January 1781 President of Congress to Adams, John Enclosed are two letters of Credence, mentioned in my other Letter of this Date; the one ... 9 January 1781 Digges, Thomas to Adams, John London 9 January 1781. RC Adams Papers. printed: Digges, Letters, p. 348–349. ... 9 January 1781 Johnson, Joshua to Adams, John My last was on the 29 July since which I am deprived of any of your ever esteemed favours. ... 10 January 1781 President of Congress to Adams, John Congress consider your correspondence with the Count de Vergennes on the subject of ... 10 January 1781 Dana, Francis to Adams, John Paris 10 January 1781. RC Adams Papers; filmed at 12 July 1780, Adams Papers, Microfilms, ... 10 January 1781 Gerry, Elbridge to Adams, John In June last I returned to this State, and have since been favoured with your several ... 10 January 1781 Sayre, Stephen to Adams, John I am, not many days since favour'd with your Letter of the 6th.; and as your Excellency ... 11 January 1781 Bowdoin, James to Adams, John Your Letter of March last I have but lately received. It was Sent by the Post, I suppose ... 11 January 1781 Franklin, William Temple to Adams, John The Letter your Excellency honour'd me with dated the 7th. of last Month, I duly received. ...

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14 January 1781 Adams, John to President of Congress In an Excursion, which I have lately made through the principal Cities of this Province, ... 14 January 1781 Adams, John to Dumas, Charles William Frederic Last night, on my arrival home, I found your Favour and Thank you for the Intelligence it ... 14 January 1781 Searle, James to Adams, John AZ. Congress ... 15 January 1781 Adams, John to President of Congress Amsterdam, 15 January 1781. RC in John Thaxter's hand PCC, Misc. Papers, Reel No. 1, f. ... 15 January 1781 Adams, John to President of Congress Amsterdam, 15 January 1781. RC in John Thaxter's hand PCC, No. 84, III, f. 29–32. printed: ... 15 January 1781 Adams, John to President of Congress Zealand is still endeavouring to divert the Republick from its Interest and its Duty, to ... 15 January 1781 Adams, John to President of Congress Congress will not expect me to write upon the Subject of Peace at this time, when the Flames ...

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16 January 1781 Adams, John to Massachusetts Board of War There are three Gentlemen, in the Mercantile Way, Mr. Sigourney, Mr. Ingraham and Mr. ... 17 January 1781 Lee, William to Adams, John I had the Honor of receiving your favor of the 1st. instant by Mr. Searle, who arriv'd here ... 18 January 1781 Adams, John to President of Congress Amsterdam, 18 January 1781. RC in John Thaxter's hand PCC, No. 84, III, f. 87–44. printed: ... 18 January 1781 Adams, John to Dana, Francis Yesterday I had the Pleasure of yours of the 7th. both the Packetts came Safe and in good ... 18 January 1781 Adams, John to Dohrman, Arnold Henri I have the Honour, to transmit you, a Letter from the Honourable the Committee of Congress ... 18 January 1781 Adams, John to Franklin, William Temple Your kind Letter of the Eleventh, came to my Hand Yesterday. I am much obliged to you Sir, ... 18 January 1781 Adams, John to Mazzei, Philip I yesterday received yours of the 19 of October. Sometime Since I received the other of the ... 18 January 1781 Jenings, Edmund to Adams, John I have had the Honour of receiving your Excellencys Letter of the 3d. Instant, it was full, ... 19 January 1781 Luzac, Jean to Adams, John I am sorry, there appeared something suspicious to you in the paragraph, mentioned in your ... 20 January 1781 Adams, John to Jenings, Edmund I have just received your Favour of the 18th., and thank you for the good News. I dont ... 21 January 1781 Adams, John to Capellen tot den Pol, Joan Derk, Baron van der I have not been able to find an opportunity to acknowledge the receit of the esteemed favour ... 21 January 1781 Rush, Benjamin to Adams, John Your favor of Sepr. 20 from Amsterdam came safe to hand. The contents of it were of so ... 22 January 1781 Adams, John to Luzac, Jean I have received your favour of 19 and am much obliged to you for your frank and candid ...

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22 January 1781 Luzac, Jean to Adams, John I could not return You the Papers, which Mr. Thaxter was so obliging as to deliver us early ...

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23 January 1781 Digges, Thomas to Adams, John I am without any of your favours for some time. Not a word of news to write about that ...

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24 January 1781 Jenings, Edmund to Adams, John I have had the Honour of receiving your Excellencys Letter of the 20th. Instant, I receivd ... 25 January 1781 Adams, John to Dumas, Charles William Frederic I have to acknowledge the Receipt of your Favours of the 15 and 24. the latter inclosing a ...

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28 January 1781 Lee, William to Adams, John I have received your favor of the 20th. instant which disappointed me a good deal, for I had ...

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29 January 1781 Grand, Henry to Adams, John By order and for Account of M. Fr. Dana I am to credit your Account for ... 31 January 1781 Adams, John to Dumas, Charles William Frederic I have to thank you for your Favours of 28 and 29 which arrived untouched, by any hand too ... 31 January 1781 Adams, John to Jenings, Edmund Your Favour of 24 is received. I wish that Madrid would put an End to Husseys and ... 31 January 1781 Dana, Francis to Adams, John I write you at present principally to communicate the following intellegence from Martinique.... 31 January 1781 Jenings, Edmund to Adams, John Four mails arrived yesterday, by them we find that Eleven East Indiamen are arrived at ... 31 January 1781 Lee, William to Adams, John I had the Honor of writing to you the 28th. but omitted answering your Quere about the ... 1 February 1781 Adams, John to President of Congress Amsterdam, 1 February 1781. RC in John Thaxter's hand PCC, Misc. Papers, Reel No. 1, f. ... 1 February 1781 Dana, Francis to Adams, John The enclosed letters of our Friend, of the 12th. and 14th. of last Month, the Resolution of ... 2 February 1781 Adams, John to Neufville, Jean de, & Fils (business) Today the Apeared before me Notary Publicq the Honorable John Adams Esqr. of the City in ... 2 February 1781 Adams, John to Neufville, Jean de, & Fils (business) Having adjusted the Form of the Obligations to be given in the proposed Loan, nothing ... 2 February 1781 Adams, John to Dumas, Charles William Frederic Nulla Dies Sine Lineâ, said a great Geometician and you are so good an American, that you ...

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4 February 1781 Adams, John to Searle, James I had the Honour of yours of 24 Jan. only yesterday. F. Silas Deane is indeed arrived here, ... 4 February 1781 Létombe, Philippe André Joseph de to Adams, John I have answer'd, three days ago, at Paris the Letter I have been honour'd from your ... 5 February 1781 Adams, John to Jenings, Edmund Yours of 31. Jan. is arrived. A Courier is arrived from Petersburg, who carried the Notice ...

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5 February 1781 Jenings, Edmund to Adams, John I have the Honor of receiving this Day your Excellencys Letter of the 31st. Ultimo. ... 5 February 1781 Tudor, William to Adams, John I had the Honour of your Letter by Monsieur Jean Baptiste Petry about six Weeks since, and ... 6 February 1781 Adams, John to Dumas, Charles William Frederic I have received your Favours of the 3d. and 5th. with their Inclosures all in good order. I ... 7 February 1781 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel By the Tenth Article of the Treaty of Alliance with France “The most Christian King and the ...

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7 February 1781 Jenings, Edmund to Adams, John I have this day the Honor of receiving your Excellency Letter of the 5th. Instant: It ... 7 February 1781 Thaxter, John to Adams, John Yesterday I had the Honor of your's of the 4th. instant. ... 8 February 1781 Adams, John to Dana, Francis I had yesterday the Pleasure of receiving two Letters from you, one dated Feb. 1. and one ... 8 February 1781 Adams, John to Dumas, Charles William Frederic Thus you See that I began the Mischief, and I assure you I am ready to finish it, if ... 8 February 1781 Adams, John to Searle, James Yesterday I was honoured with yours of the 1. Feb. I agree with you, that affairs look very ... 8 February 1781 Neufville, Jean de, & Fils (business) to Adams, John After the late conference yoúr Excellency honourd me with, we should have had the honoúr to ... 8 February 1781 Lee, William to Adams, John The Bearer of this, Mr. Brailsford a native of South Carolina, is now on his way to America ... 9 February 1781 Adams, John to Jenings, Edmund I have this day the Honour of yours of 5. It would be unwise in Congress, to neglect any ... 9 February 1781 Cooper, Samuel to Adams, John Colonel Johonnot who sails in the Frigate Alliance, I expected would have tarried with us a ...

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9 February 1781 Thaxter, John to Adams, John I had the honour of yours of Yesterday a few Moments past. I was happy to learn, that the ... 9 February 1781 Williams, Jonathan to Adams, John Capt. Charles Jenkins of the Brig Sally arrived here this morning to my address, he left ...

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11 February 1781 Adams, John to Jenings, Edmund I thank you for the Translation, which came to hand yesterday. I do myself the Honour to ... 11 February 1781 Digges, Thomas to Adams, John My long silence has not been owing to any want of regard or attention to you, but has been ... 12 February 1781 Adams, John to Dumas, Charles William Frederic I have received yours of the 9 and 10th. of this month. The Resolution of Congress is ... 12 February 1781 Dana, Francis to Adams, John Just in the moment I was sitting down to write to you, I had the pleasure of your's of the ... 15 February 1781 Adams, John to Franklin, Benjamin This Morning, the House of Botereau & Co. of this City, presented to me, Sixty Six Bills of ...

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16 February 1781 Thaxter, John to Adams, John Your favour of yesterday was recieved this morning. I am never more happy than in hearing, ... 18 February 1781 Jenings, Edmund to Adams, John I sit down to acknowledge the Receipt of your Excellencys two Letters; one by the Post this ... 19 February 1781 Adams, John to Bicker, Hendrik Your Questions to me, today, have induced me to communicate to you, in Confidence a Copy of ... 19 February 1781 Adams, John to La Vauguyon, Paul François de Quélen de Stuer de Causade, Duc de As I have been informed that your Excellency has had occasion, lately to enquire, whether ...

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20 February 1781 Bondfield, John to Adams, John By this days post we are advised of the sailing from Cadiz of the Spanish Fleet consisting ...

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22 February 1781 Franklin, Benjamin to Adams, John I received the Letter your Excellency did me the honour of writing to me the 15th. Instant, ... 22 February 1781 Neufville, Jean de, & Fils (business) to Adams, John May it please Yoúr Excellency! that we remove the doúbts which are laying on oúr mind for ... 24 February 1781 Jay, John to Adams, John Since my last to you before you left Paris, I have been favored with no Letters from you ... 24 February 1781 Adams, John Plan of a Negotiation to the Amoúnt of One Million Gilders. at the Charge of the United ... 25 February 1781 Dana, Francis to Adams, John The enclosed letter came to hand the last Evening; I was about breaking it open, agreable to ... 27 February 1781 Jenings, Edmund to Adams, John On my Return from a little Excursion, I received yours of 18. ...

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1 March 1781 Adams, John to Neufville, Jean de, & Fils (business) I the Subscribed John Adams, of Braintree in the County of Suf­folk, in the State of ... 1 March 1781 Adams, John to Bicker, Hendrik I received your Letter at Leyden, inclosing the Copy I had the Honour to Send you, and thank ... 1 March 1781 Adams, John to Dumas, Charles William Frederic The Letters I received at Leyden, obliged me to leave you Sooner than I intended, but I did ... 2 March 1781 Neufville, Jean de to Adams, John This will reach yoúr Excellency at his levee, I make no apologie for not forwarding it ...

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5 March 1781 Jenings, Edmund to Adams, John I had the Honor of receiving a Letter from your Excellency yesterday without a date in ... 5 March 1781 Neufville, Jean de, & Fils (business) to Adams, John May we have the honoúr, to offer to Yoúr Excellency, the inclosed pack, received from Mr. ...

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6 March 1781 Dana, Francis to Adams, John I desired Mr. Searle when he wrote you a few days since, to present my best regards to you, ...

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7 March 1781 Neufville, Jean de to Adams, John May we begg leave to address yoúr Excellency again, as yesterday we chose to do it by the ... 8 March 1781 Adams, John to Dumas, Charles William Frederic I Send you the Letters. If any Thing is necessary to be added to the Memorial before the ... 8 March 1781 Adams, John to Gallitzin, Prince Dmitri Alexeivitch I have lately received from Congress, as one of their ministers plenipotentiary, their ... 8 March 1781 Adams, John to La Vauguyon, Paul François de Quélen de Stuer de Causade, Duc de I have the Honour to inclose, a Copy of a Resolution of Congress of the fifth of October ... 8 March 1781 Adams, John to Netherlands, States General of The Subscriber, a minister plenipotentiary from the United States of America, has the Honour ... 8 March 1781 Digges, Thomas to Adams, John It has been some Weeks since I have heard from you and indeed near a month since I wrote ... 8 March 1781 Gillon, Alexander to Adams, John Since I have been Honoured with Your Excellency's Reply of 12th November to my Application ... 10 March 1781 Adams, John to Gillon, Alexander I have received the Letter which you did me the Honour to write me on the Eighth of this ...

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11 March 1781 Adams, John to Létombe, Philippe André Joseph de I recieved your favours of Feby. 4th. and 28th. but today. I am much obliged to You for ... 11 March 1781 Adams, John to Neufville, Jean de, & Fils (business) I received this Morning your Favour of Yesterday with the Inclosures. You Seem to think that ... 12 March 1781 Adams, John to Dana, Francis I dont know whether I have acknowledged yours of the 12th. Feby.: that of the 25th. came to ... 12 March 1781 Adams, John to Jenings, Edmund I am honoured with yours of 5. You will honour and oblige me much sir, by your Thoughts upon ... 12 March 1781 Neufville, Jean de, & Fils (business) to Adams, John May it please Yoúr Excellency to receive by this Conveyance pro­visionally two hundred of ... 13 March 1781 Neufville, Jean de, & Fils (business) to Adams, John With infinite pleasúre we always obey Yoúr Excellencys commands, and are preparing fifty ... 14 March 1781 Dana, Francis to Adams, John This is just to acquaint you that Colo. Lawrens arrived at L'Orient on the 8th. instant in ...

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14 March 1781 Neufville, Jean de, & Fils (business) to Adams, John May we begg leave to offer to Yoúr Excellency annexed to this present fifty bonds or ... 15 March 1781 Lovell, James to Adams, John I wrote you a few days ago the Impromptú. I send much the same Papers now as then. ... 15 March 1781 McCarty, William to Adams, John Having been taken the 25th. January last, in the Brig Active, on my passage from ... 16 March 1781 Dana, Francis to Adams, John The dispatches you will receive with this, were sent to me by Colo. Lawrens, last evening, ... 17 March 1781 Adams, John to Dumas, Charles William Frederic I received this Morning, your Favour of the 16. inclosing a polite Letter from the Duke de ... 17 March 1781 Bondfield, John to Adams, John As we doubt not of your having Letters by the Alliance our advices of course will serve only ...

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17 March 1781 Luzac, Jean to Adams, John The reason, why I have not called on Your Excellency for seeing together the House I had ... 17 March 1781 Neufville, Jean de, & Fils (business) to Adams, John May it not displease Yoúr Excellency; that forwarding the inclosed Letters, we repeat again ... 18 March 1781 Adams, John to President of Congress Leyden, 18 March 1781. RC in John Thaxter's hand PCC, No. 84, III, f. 78–93. printed: ... 19 March 1781 Adams, John to President of Congress I have recieved your Excellency's Letter of the first of January, with the Commission and ... 19 March 1781 Adams, John to Dumas, Charles William Frederic The inclosed Extracts, are of So much Importance, that I send them to you, for your opinion ... 19 March 1781 Jenings, Edmund to Adams, John I have recived your Excellencys Letter of the 12th. Instant. It afforded me much Consolation ... 19 March 1781 Neufville, Jean de, & Fils (business) to Adams, John May we thank Yoúr Excellency for the Obligations she was so kind as to retúrn ús by Mr. ...

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21 March 1781 Adams, John to Neufville, Jean de, & Fils (business) I have received your favour of the 19th. and will direct Mr. Thaxter to number your Bonds ... 21 March 1781 Jenings, Edmund to Adams, John The Capture of St. Eustache, which was to be expected, and the immense Acquisition of ... 21 March 1781 Neufville, Jean de, & Fils (business) to Adams, John May it not displease yoúr Excellency that by this present we tútch upon the unhappy afair of ... 22 March 1781 Adams, John to Dana, Francis I have recieved several Letters from You, but have been so busy signing my Name, that I ... 22 March 1781 Adams, John to Jenings, Edmund With great pleasure have I recieved yours of the 19th, with its Inclosures. I wish I could ... 22 March 1781 Neufville, Jean de, & Fils (business) to Adams, John May it please Yoúr Excellency. That we acknowledge the receipt of her most esteemd favoúr, ... 24 March 1781 Adams, John to Neufville, Jean de, & Fils (business) I received last night your favour of the 22d., inclosing three Bills of Exchange which I ... 26 March 1781 Neufville, Jean de, & Fils (business) to Adams, John May it please yoúr Excellency that we thank her for the most kind reception I had the honoúr ... 27 March 1781 Adams, John to Digges, Thomas I am very much obliged to you, for the Trouble you have kindly taken in Sending me Gazettes, ... 27 March 1781 Adams, John to Dumas, Charles William Frederic Since I had the Honour to communicate to you my Commission to their High mightiness, by ... 27 March 1781 Adams, John to Neufville, Jean de, & Fils (business) I have just received yours, inclosing the Lettres Hollandoise, and thank you for your ... 27 March 1781 Neufville, Jean de, & Fils (business) to Adams, John May we begg leave to mention to Yoúr Excellency that nothing materiall hath happend Since ... 28 March 1781 Adams, John to Jay, John It is so long since I wrote You, that I am almost ashamed to recollect. I have been in the ... 28 March 1781 Mazzei, Philip to Adams, John Your much esteemed letter of the 18. of January, which on account of my late journeys was ... 28 March 1781 Neufville, Jean de, & Fils (business) to Adams, John We begg leave to thank yoúr Excellency for her most obliging favoúr of Yesterday, with the ... 29 March 1781 Adams, John to President of Congress Leyden, 29 March 1781. RC in John Thaxter's hand PCC, Misc. Papers, Reel No. 1, f. 287–294. ... 29 March 1781 Adams, John to President of Congress It is of Importance to the People of America to observe how much lighter their own Burthens ...

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31 March 1781 Lovell, James to Adams, John I send you a few Prints and the last monthly Journals yet from the Press. The Enemy will ...

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3 April 1781 Neufville, Jean de, & Fils (business) to Adams, John May it please Yoúr Excellency; to receive with the assúrance of oúr most respectfúll regard, ... 4 April 1781 Jenings, Edmund to Adams, John By a London Newspaper receivd this Day by the way of Margate (for the two last posts are not ... 4 April 1781 Neufville, Jean de, & Fils (business) to Adams, John The expection of the french Letters made it to late yesterday, so that oúr Letters reached ... 6 April 1781 Adams, John to President of Congress This Day the Skipper of a Trech Schuit, brought me, your Excellencys important Dispatches by ... 6 April 1781 Adams, John to La Vauguyon, Paul François de Quélen de Stuer de Causade, Duc de I have the Honour to acquaint your Excellency, that I have received from Congress a ... 6 April 1781 Bondfield, John to Adams, John Letters from Cadiz inform us of the arrival of a Vessel at that port from Baltimore she left ... 7 April 1781 Boston to Adams, John Persuaded as I am that the mentioning the Observations I have lately heard made by many ... 7 April 1781 Franklin, Benjamin to Adams, John Among the late intercepted Letters from London, is one from the Army Agent there to the ... 8 April 1781 Adams, John to Dumas, Charles William Frederic I returned last night to Leyden, and would Set off this morning for the Hague, if particular ... 9 April 1781 Adams, John to Sigourney, Ingraham, & Bromfield (business) I am engaged in some Affairs, which will oblige me to be absent from Amsterdam for some days ... 10 April 1781 Adams, John to Franklin, Benjamin Relying on your Virtues of and Graces of Faith and Hope, I accepted SSix Bills to the Amount ... 11 April 1781 Adams, John to Sigourney, Ingraham, & Bromfield (business) I am this Moment favoured with your's of the 10th. and thank You for the readiness with ... 11 April 1781 Neufville, Jean de, & Fils (business) to Adams, John May we thank yoúr Excellency for her obliging favoúr, which brought ús the Bills accepted, ... 13 April 1781 Adams, John to Sigourney, Ingraham, & Bromfield (business) It will be necessary for me to have, Tea Geer and Coffee Geer and Knives and Forks and Table ...

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16 April 1781 Adams, John to Franklin, Benjamin I yesterday had the honour of your's of the seventh. The letter inclosed is a bitter satire ... 16 April 1781 Adams, John to La Vauguyon, Paul François de Quélen de Stuer de Causade, Duc de I have the Honour to acquaint your Excellency, that I have received from Congress, full ... 17 April 1781 Adams, John to Van der Kemp, François Adriaan Mr. Adams's Compliments to Mr. Van der Kemp and asks the favour of his Company this Evening ...

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17 April 1781 Neufville, Jean de, & Fils (business) to Adams, John We found out by the bring in that the Amsterdam Leyden and Utrecht Newspaper are all ... 18 April 1781 Dana, Francis to Adams, John I feel myself happy that Congress have made it my duty to consult your Excellency upon the ... 18 April 1781 Adams, John to Dana, Francis I am at no Loss, what Advice to give you, in answer to the Questions in your letter of this ...

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19 April 1781 Adams, John to Bleiswyck, Pieter van I have the Honour to inclose to your Excellency a Copy of a Memorial to their High ... 19 April 1781 Adams, John to Netherlands, States General of The Subscriber has the Honour to propose to your High Mightinesses, that the United States ... 19 April 1781 Adams, John to William V, Prince of Orange and Stadholder of the Netherlands The Subscriber has the Honour to inform your most Serene Highness, that the United States of ... 21 April 1781 Franklin, Benjamin to Adams, John Agreable to my Faith I have obtain'd a Promise of Money sufficient to pay the Bills you have ... 22 April 1781 Jenings, Edmund to Adams, John It is so very long since I had the Honor of hearing from your Excellency, that I am fearful ... 22 April 1781 Searle, James to Adams, John Having recieved so many proofs of your Friendship and Civility to me personally, and being ...

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27 April 1781 Adams, John to Franklin, Benjamin I have received your Excellencys Letter of the 21. and will Send you the List of the Bills, ...

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28 April 1781 Laurens, John to Adams, John I have the honor of transmitting to your Excellency copies of a representation made to me by ... 29 April 1781 Adams, John to Jenings, Edmund The Bearer of this Mr. Winslow Warren, is the Son of my Friend Major General Warren of the ...

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29 April 1781 Franklin, Benjamin to Adams, John I received the Letter you honour'd me with of the 16th. Instant. I had written to you on the ... 30 April 1781 Dumas, Charles William Frederic to Adams, John Arriving this moment, I received your Favour of 26; and am happy to find that you continue ... 30 April 1781 Jenings, Edmund to Adams, John I had yesterday the Honor of receiving your Excellencys Letter of the 27th. Instant, which ... 1 May 1781 Adams, John to La Vauguyon, Paul François de Quélen de Stuer de Causade, Duc de By the Tenth Article of the Treaty of Alliance between France and America, the most ... 3 May 1781 Adams, John to President of Congress On the first of May I went to the Hague, and wrote to his Excellency Peter Van Bleiswick ... 3 May 1781 Neufville, Jean de to Adams, John May I begg leave to inform yoúr Excellency of the invitation I have gott on a súdden to ...

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7 May 1781 Adams, John to President of Congress On the fourth of May I did myself the Honour to wait on Peter Van Bleiswick Esqr., Grand ... 7 May 1781 Adams, John to Dumas, Charles William Frederic I have this moment received yours of 6th. ... 8 May 1781 Adams, John to Franklin, Benjamin I have the Honour of yours of the 29th. of April, and according to your desire, have ... 8 May 1781 Adams, John to Laurens, John I have received the Letter you did me the Honour to write me, on the 28th. of April. I most ... 10 May 1781 Jackson, William to Adams, John Commodore Gillon has applied to me by letter requesting that I would furnish Captain Joyner ... 11 May 1781 Franklin, Benjamin to Adams, John I am honoured with your Excellency's Letter of the 27th. past, acquainting me with your ...

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12 May 1781 Greig, Henry to Adams, John By a vessel to my address from Philadelphia in 40 days I received with my own Letters, the ...

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14 May 1781 Grand, Henry to Adams, John I herewith take the Liberty to send you the State of your Account currt. by which you owe me ... 16 May 1781 Adams, John to President of Congress I have the honor to inclose Copies of the Memorials, which I had the honor to present on the ... 16 May 1781 Adams, John to President of Congress There has been much said in the public Papers concerning Conferences for Peace, concerning ... 17 May 1781 Adams, John to President of Congress Amsterdam, 17 May 1781. LbC Adams Papers. printed: JA, Corr. in the Boston Patriot, p. 455. ...

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19 May 1781 Adams, John to Capellen tot den Pol, Joan Derk, Baron van der I have the honour of your Letter of the twenty ninth of April, and will look up the Papers ... 19 May 1781 Adams, John to Dumas, Charles William Frederic I have received two Letters from you, one covering a Letter from Leghorn. ... 19 May 1781 Adams, John to Grand, Ferdinand Yesterday I received your Favour of May 14th. inclosing my Account, which I will examine, ... 19 May 1781 Franklin, Benjamin to Adams, John I received the Honour of yours, with an Account of the Bills you have to pay. I have ... 21 May 1781 Adams, John to President of Congress Amsterdam, 21 May 1781. RC in John Thaxter's hand PCC, No. 84, III, f. 151–157. printed: ... 23 May 1781 Adams, John to President of Congress Amsterdam, 23 May 1781. RC in John Thaxter's handPCC, No. 84, III, f. 159. printed: JA, Corr.... 23 May 1781 Adams, John to Franklin, Benjamin I have the honour of your Letter of the 19th. with its Inclosures, and I thank your ...

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24 May 1781 Adams, John to President of Congress Amsterdam, 24 May 1781. RC in John Thaxter's handPCC, No. 84, III, f. 163–168. printed: ... 24 May 1781 Adams, John to Johnson, Joshua I have recieved your obliging Letter of May 8th. with the Newspaper inclosed, for which ...

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24 May 1781 Mazzei, Philip to Adams, John Mr. Dana's journey to Russia (the first notice of which I have it in Mr. Favi's Letter of ... 25 May 1781 Adams, John to President of Congress Amsterdam, 25 May 1781. RC PCC, No. 84, III, f. 169–170. printed: Wharton, ed., Dipl. Corr. ... 26 May 1781 Adams, John to Dumas, Charles William Frederic I am honoured with yours of the 23d., and percieve by it that the Error I mentioned was not ... 26 May 1781 Adams, John to Fizeaux, Grand & Co. (business) I have the Honour of your Letter of the 17th. instant, inclosing the 66 Bills of Exchange ... 27 May 1781 Adams, John to President of Congress Amsterdam, 27 May 1781. RC in John Thaxter's hand PCC, No. 84, III, f. 173–176. printed: ... 29 May 1781 Adams, John to President of Congress The English, by the capture of St. Eustatia, seem to have committed the most compleat ...

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30 May 1781 Fizeaux, Grand & Co. to Adams, John We have been honourd with your very esteemd favour of the 26th. Instant acknowledging ... 31 May 1781 Adams, John to President of Congress Amsterdam, 31 May 1781. RC in John Thaxter's hand PCC, No. 84, III, f. 181–182. printed: ... 31 May 1781 Adams, John to President of Congress Amsterdam, 31 May 1781. RC in John Thaxter's hand PCC, No. 84, III, f. 185–187>. printed : ... 31 May 1781 Mazzei, Philip to Adams, John I have perused with the greatest satisfaction your most sensible and eloquent memorial to ... 1 June 1781 Adams, John to Netherlands, States General of I have received from my Sovereign, the United States of America, in Congress, their express ...

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4 June 1781 Warren, James to Adams, John It is some Time since I wrote to you, and much longer since I have been honoured with a Line ... 5 June 1781 Adams, John to President of Congress Amsterdam, 5 June 1781. RC in John Thaxter's hand PCC, No. 84, III, f. 193–195. printed : ...

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5 June 1781 Franklin, Benjamin to Adams, John I have received the honour of your Letter dated the 25th. past, advising me of your Drafts ... 5 June 1781 Talbot, Silas to Adams, John Your Excellency will find by the date hereof that it Comes from a prisoner, and which is the ...

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6 June 1781 Manley, John to Adams, John I presume the Liberty of presenting to your Honor my Destressing Situation, that long ... 7 June 1781 Adams, John to Bérenger, Laurent Capt. Isaac Cazneau of Boston, lately arrived here from Norway, in his passage on board a ... 8 June 1781 Bérenger, Laurent to Adams, John I have received the Letter which you did me, the Honour, to write me, on the fifth of this ... 11 June 1781 Adams, John to President of Congress Amsterdam, 11 June 1781. RC in John Thaxter's hand PCC, No. 84, III, f. 197–205. printed: ... 11 June 1781 Franklin, Benjamin to Adams, John Mr. Grand has communicated to me a Letter from your Excellency to him, relating to certain ... 12 June 1781 Adams, John to President of Congress Amsterdam, 12 June 1781. RC in John Thaxter's hand PCC, No. 84, III, f. 209–217. printed : ... 12 June 1781 Grand, Henry to Adams, John At the receit of the two Letters you honoured us with, I went and laid before Dr. Franklin ... 15 June 1781 Adams, John to President of Congress The long expected Courier has at last arrived at the Hague from Petersbourg. The Contents of ...

Document GroupCommissions and Instructions for Mediation and Peace

16 June 1781 Adams, John to Gerry, Elbridge Mr. Le Roy the Bearer of this, is a young American educated in Amsterdam where he has good ...

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18 June 1781 Adams, John to Franklin, Benjamin This is a Copy of a Letter from Coll. Laurens to me, which I have given to Major Jackson, to ... 20 June 1781 President of Congress to Adams, John You will receive herewith enclosed a letter addressed to his most Christian Majesty; with a ... 21 June 1781 Adams, John to Dubbeldemuts, F. & A. (business) I had, this morning, the Honour of your Letter of the Seventeenth of June, and have read ... 21 June 1781 Lovell, James to Adams, John France appears to be most perfectly satisfied with the present mediators yet presses us for ... 23 June 1781 Adams, John to President of Congress The answer from Petersbourg, as it is given to the Public, is this. ... 23 June 1781 Adams, John to President of Congress Amsterdam, 23 June 1781. RC in John Thaxter's hand PCC, No. 84, III, f. 228–230. printed : ... 23 June 1781 Bondfield, John to Adams, John I had the Honor to pay my respects to you the 17th. March since which I am not favord with a ... 23 June 1781 Rush, Benjamin to Adams, John The bearer Mr. George Harrison intends to spend a few years in a compting house in Amsterdam.... 24 June 1781 Adams, John to Van der Kemp, François Adriaan I have received your agreable favour of the fifth of this Month, Commodore Gillon was ...

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26 June 1781 Adams, John to President of Congress The Rubicon is passed. A step has been at last taken by the Regency of Amsterdam, which must ... 26 June 1781 Adams, John to President of Congress The Emperor appears to be more intent at present upon taking a fair Advantage of the present ... 26 June 1781 Adams, John to Talbot, Silas I have received your Letter of the fifth instant, and am very Sorry, to hear of your ... 27 June 1781 Adams, John to President of Congress Major Jackson has been sometime here, in pursuance of Instructions from Colo. Laurens, in ... 29 June 1781 Adams, John to President of Congress Amsterdam, 29 June 1781. RC in John Thaxter's hand PCC, No. 84, III, f. 246–251. printed : ... 30 June 1781 Franklin, Benjamin to Adams, John This is to request that you will accept no more Bills with an Expectation of my Paying them, ...

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3 July 1781 Rocqùette, J.,Th. A. Elsevier, & P. Th. Rocqùette, (business) to Adams, John In consequence of the conversation, which the writer of this had the honour to have with ... 5 July 1781 Adams, John to President of Congress Amsterdam, 5 July 1781. RC and signature in John Thaxter's hand PCC, No. 84, III, f. 254–261.... 7 July 1781 Adams, John to President of Congress Amsterdam, 7 July 1781. RC and signature in John Thaxter's hand PCC, No. 84, III, f. 264–265.... 7 July 1781 Adams, John to President of Congress Amsterdam, 7 July 1781. RC and signature in John Thaxter's handPCC, No. 84, III, f. 262–263. ... 7 July 1781 Adams, John to Franklin, Benjamin Mr. Adams presents his Compliments to Dr. Franklin and prays him to let his servant take the ... 7 July 1781 Franklin, Benjamin to Adams, John Dr. Franklin presents his Compliments to Mr. Adams, and sends such of his Trunks as can be ...

Enclosure GroupJohn Adams to the Comte de Vergennes, with a Letterbook Memorandum

7 July 1781 MacCreery, William to Adams, John I am not skill'd in writing introductory Letters—I must however write one to make you ...

Enclosure GroupJohn Adams to Joseph Mathias Gérard de Rayneval, with a Letterbook Memorandum

10 July 1781 Adams, John to President of Congress Amsterdam, 10 July 1781. RC and signature in John Thaxter's hand PCC, No. 84, III, f. ...

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11 July 1781 Adams, John to President of Congress I have only time, by Major Jackson, to inform Congress, that upon Information from the Comte ... 13 July 1781 Adams, John to President of Congress Amsterdam, 13 July 1781. RC and signature in John Thaxter's hand PCC, No. 84, III, f. ... 13 July 1781 Adams, John to President of Congress Amsterdam, 13 July 1781. RC and signature in John Thaxter's hand PCC, No. 84, III, f. ...

Enclosure GroupJohn Adams to the Comte de Vergennes, with Draft of Peace Negotiation Articles

13 July 1781 Bridgen, Edward to Adams, John By the direction of our Mutual Friend Mr. Jennings I have sent to Ostend to the Care of ... 14 July 1781 Adams, John to President of Congress I have the honor to inclose Copy of a Letter to the Comte de Vergennes, and Copy of Articles ... 15 July 1781 Adams, John to President of Congress I have the honour to inclose Copy of a Letter to the Comte de Vergennes and of certain ... 16 July 1781 Adams, John to Vergennes, Charles Gravier, Comte de Since my Letter of the thirteenth, upon further Reflection I have thought it necessary to ... 17 July 1781 Adams, John to President of Congress Amsterdam, 17 July 1781. RC and signature in John Thaxter's hand PCC, No. 84, III, f. ...

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18 July 1781 Adams, John to Vergennes, Charles Gravier, Comte de I have received the Letter, Sir, which you did me the honour to write me of this Days Date: ... 19 July 1781 Adams, John to Vergennes, Charles Gravier, Comte de In my Letter, Sir, of the Eighteenth, I had the Honour to mention Some Things which lay upon ... 19 July 1781 Jenings, Edmund to Adams, John I think your Excellency will not be Surprized to find that I am stil at Amsterdam. Mr. Dana ... 21 July 1781 Adams, John to President of Congress Amsterdam, 21 July 1781. RC and signature in John Thaxter's hand PCC, No. 84, III, f. ... 21 July 1781 Adams, John to Vergennes, Charles Gravier, Comte de Since my Letter of the nineteenth, Sir, another Point has occurred to me, upon which it ...

Enclosure GroupThe Committee for Foreign Affairs to John Adams, with a Resolution on a Treaty of Commerce

1 August 1781 Adams, John to Franklin, Benjamin Upon my Arrival here I found your Letter of the 30th. of June. Copy of which had been sent ... 3 August 1781 Adams, John to President of Congress I have the honor to inclose Copies of some Papers which passed between the Comte de ... 4 August 1781 Adams, John to President of Congress I should Scarcely be credited, if I were to describe the present State of this Country. ... 6 August 1781 Adams, John to President of Congress Amsterdam, 6 August 1781. RC in John Thaxter's hand PCC, No. 84, III, f. 347–350. printed : ... 6 August 1781 Adams, John to President of Congress In several of the London Newspapers of July 26th. appeared the following paragraph. ... 6 August 1781 Franklin, Benjamin to Adams, John I some time since gave Orders as you desired to Mr. Grand, to furnish you with a Credit in ... 6 August 1781 Grand, Henry to Adams, John After due Consideration we agreed upon sending your two trunks of Books, by land, which I ... 7 August 1781 Bondfield, John to Adams, John We have many American Vessels arrivd within these five or six days past most of them ... 8 August 1781 Adams, John to President of Congress This People must have their own Way. They proceed like no other. There cannot be a more ... 11 August 1781 Jenings, Edmund to Adams, John On my return to this Town I found a Letter from London informing me that the 20£ was paid ... 12 August 1781 Franklin, Benjamin to Adams, John Since my last of the 6th. Instant there have been several Arrivals in France from America. I ... 12 August 1781 Jackson, William to Adams, John Could I have supposed that Your Excellency would have returned to Amsterdam before the Ship ... 15 August 1781 Adams, John to Grand, Ferdinand Your Letter of May 14. with your Account inclosed I received: I have also received your ... 16 August 1781 Adams, John to President of Congress Mr. Temple has held offices of such Importance, and a Rank so considerable in America, ... 16 August 1781 Adams, John to President of Congress Amsterdam, 16 August 1781. RC in John Thaxter's hand PCC, No. 84, III, f. 370–373. printed : ... 16 August 1781 President of Congress to Adams, John Whereas a union of the force of the several powers engaged in the War against Great Britain ... 16 August 1781 President of Congress to Adams, John By The United States in Congress Assembled. ... 16 August 1781 Franklin, Benjamin to Adams, John I have the honour to inform your Excellency that I yesterday received Dispatches from ... 17 August 1781 Adams, John to Franklin, Benjamin The Day before Yesterday, were brought to my House, Fifty one Bills of Exchange, amounting ... 18 August 1781 Adams, John to Bondfield, John I have received your favour of August 7. with much pleasure, and thank you for the agreable ... 18 August 1781 Adams, John to President of Congress We have recieved at last Parkers Account of the Action with Admiral Zoutman: according to ... 18 August 1781 Adams, Abigail to Jenings, Edmund I have received your favour of 11. will take measures to repay the 20£. The ode is very fine.... 22 August 1781 Adams, John to President of Congress The Constitution of this Country is such, that it is difficult to discover the general Sense.... 22 August 1781 Adams, John to President of Congress The late glorious Victory, obtained by Admiral Zoutman over Admiral Parker, is wholly to be ... 22 August 1781 Jenings, Edmund to Adams, John I have the Honor of receiving your Excellencys Letter, of the 18th. Instant, This Day. ... 23 August 1781 Adams, John to Franklin, Benjamin I am desired to inclose, the within Copies to your Excellency: although I doubt not you have ... 25 August 1781 Adams, John to Franklin, Benjamin Last Evening I recieved your Excellency's Letter of the 16th. of this month, accompanied ... 29 August 1781 Warren, Winslow to Adams, John Mr. Mason here has received letters from his Father in Virginia to the 3 of June which ... 30 August 1781 Thaxter, John to Franklin, Benjamin I have the honor to acquaint your Excellency, that Mr. Adams has been much indisposed for ... 31 August 1781 Franklin, Benjamin to Adams, John I duly received the Letter you did me the honour of writing to me the 17th. Instant ... 1 September 1781 Curson, Samuel to Adams, John We had the pleasure to receive several letters from you before we left St. E– the contents ...

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Enclosure GroupFrancis Dana to John Adams, with a Key for a Code System

8 September 1781 Field, Job to Adams, John We Are Extreamly Sorry To Troughble you with A Letter of this Kind, But Our Unfortunate ... 10 September 1781 Thaxter, John to Dumas, Charles William Frederic I had the honor of your favor of yesterday's date this morning. ... 14 September 1781 Grand, Henry to Adams, John At the receit of your Letter I imparted your observations, concerning your Account, to Dr. ... 17 September 1781 Jenings, Edmund to Adams, John I Hope this will find Your Excellency's Health well established, and that your Disorder has ... 19 September 1781 Thaxter, John to Reed, Joseph I have the honor to acquaint your Excellency, that Mr. Adams has for sometime past been ...

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24 September 1781 Thaxter, John to Dumas, Charles William Frederic I had the honour of your favor without date this morning. ...