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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 ...

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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 Adams, John to MacCreery, William Yours of 30 August I received two days ago, and forthwith laid it before both my Colleagues. ...

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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 ... 8 September 1778 Bondfield, John to Franklin, Benjamin This morning Arrived the Privateer Schooner Success—Attwood Master from Virginia. She left ... 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. ...

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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 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 ...

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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 MacCreery, William to Adams, John I Received the Letter which you did me the Honor to write me under the 7th. Instant, by ... 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 ...

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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 Bondfield, John to Franklin, Benjamin Referring to what I had the Honor to write you the 12th Current. Yesterday arrived from ... 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 McNeill, Daniel to Franklin, Benjamin On my Cruize in the Ship Genl. Mifflin of Boston, and on August the 22 Instant being about ... 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 ...

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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 ... 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 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 ...

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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 ...

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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 Izard, Ralph You have once or twice mentioned to me, in Conversation, certain Expressions in the Treaty, ... 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 ... 21 September 1778 Izard, Ralph to Franklin, Benjamin I have received information that the Ship Nile, Captn. Goldsmith has been taken, and carried ... 21 September 1778 Livingston, Muscoe to Franklin, Benjamin Your Favour of —— I have Received and will answer Immediately on My Return to Nantes at ...

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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 ... 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 ...

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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 Adams, John to Lovell, James The day before Yesterday, I received yours of June 8. We had before received the Resolve of ... 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 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 Adams, John I very much approve your Plan with regard to our future Accounts—and wish it to be followed. ... 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 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 Wharton, Joseph Jr. to Franklin, Benjamin You need not I presume be informed of the difficulties which the People of the United States ... 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 ...

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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 ... 30 September 1778 Franklin, Benjamin to Ross, John We have received your Letter of the twenty second of September, and take this Opportunity to ... 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 ...

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1 October 1778 — 23 February 1779 Franklin, Benjamin ... 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 Adams, John to Laurens, Henry I have the Honour to inclose the latest Gazettes by which Congress will perceive, that We ... 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 ...

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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 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 ...

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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 ... 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 Collas, Peter to Franklin, Benjamin The 6 of August last I weant from hence to Nants Intended for Boston and on the 29th sailed ...

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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 ... 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 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 MacCreery, William to Adams, John I did myself the pleasure to write you a few Lines just before my departure from Nantes, and ... 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 ... 10 October 1778 Adams, John to Lee, Arthur I have sometimes complained, that having no Place appointed for the public Papers, nor any ... 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 Izard, Ralph to Franklin, Benjamin I have just been favoured with a communication of M. de Sartine's Letter to you of 7th. ... 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 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 McNeill, Daniel to Franklin, Benjamin After my Arrivall here I applyed to the Agent to recive the prisoners who promised he would ...

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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 ... 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 ... 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 ...

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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 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 ...

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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, Samuel to Adams, John Your Favor of the 24th of May did not reach my hand till yesterday. The Gentleman who ...

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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 ...

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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 Franklin, Benjamin to Berckel, Engelbert François van Upon maturely considering the Letter and declaration which we have had the honor of ... 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 ...

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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 ... 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 ...

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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 ... 1 November 1778 Franklin, Benjamin to Schweighauser, John Daniel Passy, 1 November 1778. Dft, heavily damaged, MH-H: Lee PapersBenjamin Franklin and John ... 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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ... 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 ... 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 ...

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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 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 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 Bondfield, John to Franklin, Benjamin Having concluded with Mr. Schweighauser for the publick freight the two Ships are ready and ...

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12 November 1778 — 11 February 1779 Franklin, Benjamin to First Joint Commission at Paris ...

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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 Gilbank, John to Franklin, Benjamin Not having received from you any Answer to two letters which I have had the honour to write ...

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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. ...

Enclosure GroupBenjamin Franklin and John Adams to William Temple Franklin, with a List of Enquiries

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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 Adams, John to Williams, Jonathan I have received your Favour of the 12 and yesterday, the Rum was brought here consisting of ... 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 Bondfield, John to Franklin, Benjamin I attended yesterday to the Vissit made by the Inspector of the Artillery of the Cannon ... 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 Franklin, Benjamin to Schweighauser, John Daniel In Answer to your Letter of the seventeenth Instant, We desire you would ship to America, ...

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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. ... 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 ...

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1 November 1778 — 30 November 1778 Smith, James to Franklin, Benjamin Your very extraordinary letter of the 17 of Novr. I have received and acknowledge myself ... 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, ...

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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 ... 5 December 1778 Adams, John to Gerry, Elbridge It is necessary that you should be minutely informed, of the minutest and most secret ... 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 ... 6 December 1778 Adams, John to Lovell, James Yours of 12 Oct. We have received, by which We learn that foreign affairs were under ... 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 ... 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 ...

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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 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 Lee, William to Franklin, Benjamin Conformable to the resolution of Congress, of which a Copy is inclosed, I have drawn on you ... 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 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 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 ...

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19 December 1778 Adams, John to Lovell, James It is unhappy that So many People in America, should perswade themselves that the Ennemy ... 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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ... 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 ... 29 December 1778 Gilbank, John to Franklin, Benjamin Since my last informing you of my having drawn upon you for one thousand Livres in ... 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 ...

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1 January 1779 Warren, James to Adams, John I keep no Copies of Letters and therefore am Unable to refer to the dates or the Contents. I ... 1 January 1779 Bondfield, John to Franklin, Benjamin I have the Honor to pay my most respectful Compliments of Season wishing prosperity to all ... 1 January 1779 Chase, Joseph to Franklin, Benjamin These are to Request you to give your asistance To Benjamin Clark, William Folger, John ...

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2 January 1779 Franklin, Benjamin to Sartine, Antoine Raymond Jean Gualbert Gabriel de We had the Honour of receiving your Excellency's Letter of the 22d, and are much obliged to ... 3 January 1779 Adams, John to Lovell, James I Suffer So much Uneasiness, on Account of the State of Things here, that I cannot fail to ... 4 January 1779 Adams, John to Genet, Edmé Jacques The resolve of Congress of the 10 October, that you have inserted in your No. 62 is another ... 4 January 1779 Franklin, Benjamin to Schweighauser, John Daniel We are honoured with yours of without a date. We wrote you on the Second of this Month to ... 4 January 1779 Cooper, Samuel to Adams, John Four days ago I received the Favor of your Letter of Aug: 12th., and it gave me the highest ... 5 January 1779 Boylston, John to Adams, John When I wrote you Per G. Tailer requesting the favour of your Advice and Assistance in ... 5 January 1779 MacCreery, William to Adams, John Meerly for want of something agreeable or interesting to communicate to you, It is now a ... 7 January 1779 Franklin, Benjamin to Sartine, Antoine Raymond Jean Gualbert Gabriel de We have the Honour to inclose to your Excellency two Memorials concerning a French Vessell ... 7 January 1779 Franklin, Benjamin to Sartine, Antoine Raymond Jean Gualbert Gabriel de Your Excellency did Us the Honour to inform Us, sometime ago, that in order to obtain the ... 7 January 1779 Lloyd, John to Franklin, Benjamin Having been induced to believe, and to expect, in consequence of The Treaty of Alliance, ... 9 January 1779 Bondfield, John to Franklin, Benjamin I had the Honor to pay my respects to you the 1st. Instant since which am without any of ...

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12 January 1779 Izard, Ralph to Franklin, Benjamin I had the honor of writing to you, on the 2d. instant informing you that the credit which I ... 13 January 1779 Adams, John to Lee, William The Letter which you did Us the Honour to write Us on the 15 December, We have received. As ... 13 January 1779 Franklin, Benjamin to Lloyd, John We had Yesterday the Honour of your Letter of the seventh of this Month, and at the same ... 14 January 1779 Cushing, Thomas to Adams, John Permit me to Introduce to your Acquaintance Mr. Samuel Bradford son of Capt. John Bradford a ...

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18 January 1779 Price, Richard to Franklin, Benjamin Dr. Price returns his best thanks to the Honourable Benjamin Franklin, Arthur Lee, and John ...

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20 January 1779 Lee, Arthur to Franklin, Benjamin My fever not being yet sufficiently removd to permit me to come to you; I write to you to ... 21 January 1779 Gilbank, John to Franklin, Benjamin Last Tuesday Week Mr. Dobrie informed me of an Additional mortification I had received by ... 21 January 1779 Lloyd, John to Franklin, Benjamin We had the honour to receive your letter of the 13th of this month in due course, and are ... 22 January 1779 Lee, Arthur to Franklin, Benjamin M. Monthieu calld on me yesterday, but I was too ill to see him. I suppose it was to urge ... 22 January 1779 Franklin, Benjamin to Adams, John Dr. Franklin presents Compliments to Mr. Adams, and requests that all the Public Papers may ... 22 January 1779 Niles, Robert to Franklin, Benjamin On my arival here Mr. Dobree told me he was informed By a line from you that I had Said that ... 23 January 1779 Bondfield, John to Franklin, Benjamin The 9th Instant I had the honor to pay my respects to you and to request your information ... 23 January 1779 Lee, William to Franklin, Benjamin In consequence of directions to me from the State of Virginia, to endeavour to obtain from ... 23 January 1779 Williams, Jonathan to Franklin, Benjamin I had the honour of writing you December 12 1778 inclosing a Letter from Messrs. Horneca ... 24 January 1779 Franklin, Benjamin to First Joint Commission at Paris We had the honor of receiving your Excellency's Letter of the 20th. enclosing M. de ... 25 January 1779 Gillon, Alexander to Franklin, Benjamin Permit me to embrace this earliest opportunity of acquainting you of my arrival here this ... 26 January 1779 Franklin, Benjamin to Lloyd, John We had Yesterday the Honour of your Letter of the Twenty first of this Month. ...

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28 January 1779 Lloyd, John to Franklin, Benjamin The Memorial of several of the American Gentlemen, Merchants, and Commanders of Vessels at ... 31 January 1779 Williams, Jonathan to Franklin, Benjamin I am well informed that two Indorsements have been made on the Accounts I have had the ... 1 February 1779 Franklin, Benjamin to First Joint Commission at Paris We have this Moment the Honour of your Letter of the Twenty Eighth of last Month, and shall ... 2 February 1779 Bondfield, John to Franklin, Benjamin Captain Jason Laurence belonging to the Schooner General Arnold Arrived here Yesterday by a ... 4 February 1779 Lloyd, John to Franklin, Benjamin The Letter which Your Honors have been pleased under date of the 26th of last month, to ... 6 February 1779 Boylston, John to Adams, John Least it might possibly have escap'd the joynt notice of you and your Most worthy Colleague ...

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7 February 1779 Lee, Arthur to Franklin, Benjamin To a written Letter, one of you was civil enough to return me a verbal answer, that Doctor ... 8 February 1779 Lee, Arthur to Franklin, Benjamin Having not seen the Letter of Mr. Williams to which one of those sent me is an Answer I ... 9 February 1779 Franklin, Benjamin to Vergennes, Charles Gravier, Comte de It is now near six Months that Capt. McNeil, of the Mifflin Privateer from America, has been ... 9 February 1779 Franklin, Benjamin to Williams, Jonathan We have received your Letters of the 12 Decr. and 23 of January. In the first You propose ... 9 February 1779 Pringle, John Julius to Franklin, Benjamin Having heard that it is your intention to dispatch some person to England to negotiate an ... 10 February 1779 Franklin, Benjamin to Adams, John As your Separation from the Ranger, and the Appointment of Lieutenant Simpson to the Command ... 10 February 1779 Franklin, Benjamin to Schweighauser, John Daniel Capt. Jones has represented to us his Desire and Intention of returning to the Countess of ... 10 February 1779 Lee, Arthur to Franklin, Benjamin I perceive by the letter you have sent me that Mr. Deane's claim is ascertaind by marks, and ... 11 February 1779 Adams, John to Vergennes, Charles Gravier, Comte de As Your Excellency reads English perfectly well, my first Request is, that you would do me ... 12 February 1779 Adams, John to Lee, Arthur We duly received the Letter which you did us the honor of writing on the 9th. of Feb. ... 12 February 1779 Lee, Arthur to Pringle, John Julius We have received your Letter of Feb. 9. offering your Services to the public by going to ... 13 February 1779 Adams, John to Franklin, Benjamin I had Yesterday, the Honour of your Favour of the 28 Octr. inclosing a Resolution of ... 13 February 1779 Adams, John to Lee, Richard Henry I am much obliged to you for your kind Congratulations on my Arrival, and agreable ... 13 February 1779 Adams, John to Lovell, James Yours of the 24 Oct. is before me. I have received several Letters from you every one of ...

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14 February 1779 Adams, John to Adams, Samuel The Marquiss de la Fayette did me, the Honour of a Visit, Yesterday, and delivered me, your ... 14 February 1779 Adams, John to Genet, Edmé Jacques I have the Honour to transmit you, three Letters, received by the Marquiss de la Fayette. I ... 16 February 1779 Adams, John to Grand, Ferdinand As I Shall soon have an opportunity of rendering an Account of my Short Stewardship, I must ... 16 February 1779 Adams, John to Sartine, Antoine Raymond Jean Gualbert Gabriel de By the late Appointment of Dr. Franklin to be a Minister plenipotentiary at this Court, I am ... 16 February 1779 Adams, John to Vergennes, Charles Gravier, Comte de Last Evening, I had the Honour of your Letter of the thirteenth of this Month, in answer to ... 16 February 1779 Williams, Jonathan to Adams, John I arrived at Brest last Wednesday, in twenty five days Passage from Boston, and had the ... 17 February 1779 Grand, Ferdinand to Adams, John Mr. Grand has the honour of paying his respects to the Honorable Mr. Adams and begs leave to ... 20 February 1779 Adams, John to Lovell, James I set down Simply to acknowledge over again the Receipt1777 Decr I 8 21 1778 Jany. 20. Ap. ... 21 February 1779 Adams, John to Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de The Conversation with which you honoured me last Evening, has induced me, to give you the ...

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24 February 1779 Adams, John to Cushing, Thomas This Evening I had the Honour of your Letter by Mr. Bradford. When that young Gentleman ...

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25 February 1779 Adams, John to Chaumont, Jacques Donatien, Leray de I have this Moment the Honour of your kind Billet of this Days Date, and I feel myself under ... 25 February 1779 Adams, John to Warren, James Yours of the I. Jany. was delivered me, by the Marquis de la Fayette. I wish I was as happy ... 27 February 1779 Adams, John to Jay, John By the new Arrangement, which was brought by the Marquis de la Fayette I find myself ... 27 February 1779 Adams, John to Vergennes, Charles Gravier, Comte de I have received the Letter, which your Excellency did me, the Honour, to write me, on the ... 28 February 1779 Adams, John to Cooper, Samuel Your Letter by the Marquis de la Fayette I have received and it contained So handsome a ...