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Papers of John Adams, Volume 8

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1 March 1779 Adams, John to President of Congress My last Letter to Congress, was on the Twenty seventh of last Month Since which an Account ... 5 March 1779 Adams, John to Boylston, John I have received your Billet of the 6. Feb. and altho I am much obliged by your Care to put ... 5 March 1779 MacCreery, William to Adams, John Since I wrote you in January, I have not been favour'd with a line from you. Since I heard ... 6 March 1779 Bondfield, John to Adams, John Mr. Vernon Junr. having obtained a knowledge of the French Language sufficient to introduce ... 6 March 1779 Montgomery, Robert to Adams, John I am Honourd with your Much Esteem'd Letter of the 24th, Nov. Since Which Should have had ... 7 March 1779 Adams, John to Lee, Arthur I should be obliged to you to let Mr. Franklin take a Copy of our Letter to the Comte De ... 9 March 1779 Landais, Pierre to Adams, John I have had the honour of your favour of the 1st Instant, and recollect with pleasure, the ... 10 March 1779 Jenings, Edmund to Adams, John I Hope this will meet you in good Health at Nantes and that you will find every thing there ... 15 March 1779 Gellée, Nicolas Maurice to Adams, John I have the Honour to inclose to you some News Papers which contain all the material News you ... 18 March 1779 Lee, Arthur to Adams, John Yesterday's advices from England inform us, that Gen. Lincoln was collecting an Army in S. ... 20 March 1779 Izard, Ralph to Adams, John I was favoured yesterday with your Letter of 12th and congratulate you on your safe arrival ... 24 March 1779 Adams, John to Franklin, Benjamin I had the Honour of a Letter from, your Excellency at Nantes, but as I was setting off for ... 24 March 1779 Adams, John to Franklin, William Temple I have just received your favour of the 17. inclosing a Paper from M. Le Roy, for which I ... 24 March 1779 Adams, John to Lee, Arthur I have this Moment the Honour of yours of 18. ... 28 March 1779 Williams, Jonathan to Adams, John I have not written to you since your Departure because I have not before had anything to ... 29 March 1779 Lee, Arthur to Adams, John I receivd your favor by Mr. Blodget and thank you. It seems uncertain where or how this will ... 31 March 1779 Adams, John to Franklin, Benjamin When I arrived at this place I found nothing done. Mr. Costentin, it is said waited for ... 2 April 1779 Schweighauser, John Daniel to Adams, John I am favoured with your kind Letter of the 26 Instant and return you my sincere thanks for ... 3 April 1779 Franklin, Benjamin to Adams, John I received the Letter you did me the honour to write to me of the 24th past. I am glad you ...

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5 April 1779 Williams, Jonathan III to Adams, John Your Flattery has effectually ingaged me in your Correspondence, for when my Services in ... 8 April 1779 Franklin, Benjamin to Adams, John I did myself the honor of writing to you a few Days since. Last Night I received yours of ... 9 April 1779 Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de to Adams, John I beg leave of applying to you in an instance where I am much Concern'd. The Case I shall ... 10 April 1779 Vernon, William Sr. to Adams, John The preceeding is copy of my last, of the 17th. Decr. by the Alliance Frigate, who sail'd ... 12 April 1779 Adams, John to Vergennes, Charles Gravier, Comte de I have the Honour to inform your Excellency, that I expect to imbarque and Sail for America, ... 13 April 1779 Adams, John to Franklin, Benjamin I had Yesterday the Honour of yours of the third of this Month. ... 13 April 1779 Adams, John to Franklin, Benjamin This Morning I had the Honour of yours of the 8th, and thank you for the order inclosed to ... 13 April 1779 Adams, John to Jenings, Edmund I am ashamed to acknowledge that I received your kind Letter, in due time, and have not ... 17 April 1779 Gellée, Nicolas Maurice to Adams, John I inclose you some news-Papers and a Letter which I am desired to forward, by Mess. Salucci ... 17 April 1779 Gillon, Alexander to Adams, John Pardon me for not forwarding you the two inclos'd introductory Letters sooner but I was in ... 18 April 1779 Izard, Ralph to Adams, John I am favoured with your Letter of 12th, and am sorry to find that you have had so much ... 19 April 1779 Schweighauser, John Daniel to Adams, John The Officers of the Alliance having express'd some discontent at my offering them two Months ... 24 April 1779 Adams, John to Middleton, Arthur Your Favour, of the 4 July 1778, I had not the Honour to receive, untill yesterday, which I ... 24 April 1779 Dobrée, Peter Frederick to Adams, John I am honoured with your Excellency's Letter of the 15 Instant with a List inclosed of ... 24 April 1779 Franklin, Benjamin to Adams, John By the enclosed Letter from M. De Sartine expressing his Majestys Desire that the Alliance ... 24 April 1779 Izard, Ralph to Adams, John I am informed by a Letter from Nantes that the Alliance arrived there the 18th, and that she ... 24 April 1779 Lee, Richard Henry to Adams, John Philadelphia, 24 April 1779. Dft (ViU: Lee Papers). printed: The Letters of Richard Henry ... 24 April 1779 Williams, Jonathan to Adams, John I am sorry this Town has fewer Charms for you than a Ship of War,— You surely will have ... 25 April 1779 Jenings, Edmund to Adams, John I am greatly obliged to You for your favor of the 13 Instant. I am flattered much to find, ... 26 April 1779 Izard, Ralph to Adams, John As I have not been able to procure from Dr. Franklin his reasons in writing for disobeying ... 26 April 1779 Schweighauser, John Daniel to Adams, John I have the honor of sending you inclose a Letter received per this Morning's post and altho ... 28 April 1779 MacCreery, William to Adams, John Your Letter of 14th Instant from Nantes reached me to Day only. It was but very lately that ... 29 April 1779 Adams, John to Franklin, Benjamin I had, Yesterday, the Honour of yours of the 24th inclosing a Letter from his Excellency M. ... 29 April 1779 Adams, John to Jenings, Edmund There is a fatal spell set upon, all Intelligence between This Country and Ours. Two ... 3 May 1779 Grand, Ferdinand to Adams, John Permitt me to express how sorry I have been at not being able to comply sooner with your ... 4 May 1779 Adams, John to Jenings, Edmund Yesterday your favour of 25 of April came to Hand, but my dear sir you flatter me too much ... 8 May 1779 Gordon, William to Adams, John We are just returned from visiting your good Lady at Braintree, where I had a complaint ... 10 May 1779 Franklin, Benjamin to Adams, John I received the honour of yours of the 29th. past from Nantes. I hope you are before this ... 13 May 1779 Dalton, Tristram to Adams, John The enclosed Packett to the Honle. Doctor Franklin, contains Papers relating to the Loss of ... 13 May 1779 Jones, John Paul to Adams, John You will confer on me a singular Obligation by favoring me with your Opinion and Advice ... 14 May 1779 Adams, John to Franklin, Benjamin The Day before Yesterday, We arrived here, in two Days from Nantes, all well. ... 15 May 1779 Jenings, Edmund to Adams, John I have receivd your favor Acknowledging the Receipt of Mine of the 24th of April, which ... 17 May 1779 Adams, John to Franklin, Benjamin Your Favour of the 10th. I received the Day before Yesterday, and am glad to hear that the ... 18 May 1779 Schweighauser, John Daniel to Adams, John I hope you are ere now safely arrived at L Orient and that you have found all the ... 21 May 1779 Izard, Ralph to Adams, John I have received your favour of 13th. May, on the subject of Dr. Franklin's conduct on the ... 22 May 1779 Schweighauser, John Daniel to Adams, John I am honoured with your favor of the 2 Instant in compliance to which I have wrote to Cap ... 22 May 1779 Adams, John to Jenings, Edmund Yours of the 15 reached me, Yesterday. I am waiting here in anxious Expectation of the new ... 2 June 1779 Jenings, Edmund to Adams, John I am much honored by the open and Confidential Manner, in which you have written to me; in ... 2 June 1779 Lee, Arthur to Adams, John Either my Letter to you of the 29th. March miscarried or you are in my debt. The inclosed MS ... 5 June 1779 Franklin, Benjamin to Adams, John The Chevalier de La Luzerne sat out Yesterday for L'Orient, and will be with you perhaps ... 5 June 1779 Lee, Arthur to Adams, John By advices from America since my last to you, my Enemies are determind to impeach my ... 6 June 1779 Jenings, Edmund to Adams, John I did Myself the pleasure of writing to You by the Secretary of the Count de la Luzerne, ... 7 June 1779 Austin, Jonathan Loring to Adams, John I have the Honor to acquaint you that I arrived here the 29th Ultimo via St. Eustatia, ... 8 June 1779 Adams, John to Jenings, Edmund Yours of the Second of this Month, was brought to me, but this Moment, and I am happy to ... 9 June 1779 Adams, John to Lee, Arthur Your Favours of June 2d and 5th are now before me: that of 29 March, I have answered if I ... 10 June 1779 Adams, John to Lee, Arthur I have the Honour of your Letter from Paris of the fifth of this Month, in which you inform ... 12 June 1779 Adams, John to Jenings, Edmund This Moment I received yours of the 16 as it is dated, but I suppose was the 10. You cannot ... 13 June 1779 Adams, John to Lee, Arthur Since my Letter to you of the 9th. looking over the Answer to the Letter inclosed in it, I ...

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13 June 1779 Lovell, James to Adams, John I shall not look through the Notes in my Almanac to see whether I have written to you 22 or ... 13 June 1779 Warren, James to Adams, John The Providence Frigate, and a Packet have been long held in readiness to proceed to France. ... 15 June 1779 Lee, Arthur to Adams, John Desirous as I am of returning you my thanks for the very honorable proof you have given me ... 17 June 1779 Livingston, Muscoe to Adams, John Inclos'd is four letters which you was So obliging, as to tell Me you would take care of; ... 6 July 1779 Montgomery, Robert to Adams, John I had the honour of adressing your Excellency the 26th Ultimo advising that by the officious ... 7 July 1779 Austin, Jonathan Loring to Adams, John When Individuals emerge from Difficulties, and by a happy turn of Fortune, suddenly find ... 29 July 1779 Warren, James to Adams, John I am Told that in the few Letters which have been received from you here you Complain ... 29 July 1779 Warren, Mercy Otis to Adams, John This Morning your Vigalent and invariable Friend wrote you a long letter which makes it ... 3 August 1779 Adams, John to President of Congress On the Twenty Eighth of February, I had the Honour of writing to Congress, informing them of ... 3 August 1779 Adams, John to Warren, Mercy Otis A few days ago, I was favoured with your obliging Letter of 29 July, and am much obliged to ... 4 August 1779 Adams, John to President of Congress At the Close of the Service, on which Congress have done me the Honour to Send me, it may ...

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10 August 1779 Braintree, town of The Inhabitants of the Town of Braintree, being Legally Assembled on the Ninth day of August ... 13 August 1779 Adams, John to Lovell, James Since I have had Opportunity to converse, a little in this Country, and to read a few ... 19 August 1779 Rush, Benjamin to Adams, John The same Opinion of your Abilities and Zeal for our country which made me rejoice in your ... 20 August 1779 Gates, Horatio to Adams, John Had I not expected you here before this Time, on your Way to Philadelphia, where I conceived ... 20 August 1779 Lovell, James to Adams, John I am to acknowledge the Receipt of your Favors of Decr. 19, Feb. 19 and Feb. 20 the 1st. on ... 24 August 1779 Gerry, Elbridge to Adams, John I have only Time by this Days post to express the pleasure I feel on the News of your safe ... 24 August 1779 Lovell, James to Adams, John I am much chagrined at not having a Line about you by last Post. I did not expect one from ... 27 August 1779 Adams, John to Gerry, Elbridge I have written, many Times to you, Since I left you, but have never received one Line, ... 31 August 1779 Lovell, James to Adams, John I yesterday received yours of May 14 from L'Orient and Aug. 13th. from Braintree with ... 3 September 1779 Chase, Samuel to Adams, John I most cordially congratulate You on Your safe Arrival to your Country, Family and Friends. ... 4 September 1779 Knox, Henry to Adams, John To the numerous congratulations which you have received on your safe arrival in America, ... 7 September 1779 President of Congress to Adams, John On the 20th. August last I had the Pleasure of recieving and communicating to Congress your ... 10 September 1779 Adams, John to Belton, Jonas I have received your Letter of the 14 of August, and have the Pleasure in Answer to it, to ... 10 September 1779 Adams, John to Gerry, Elbridge I received by last Post your obliging Letter of 24 of August. The sight of your Hand ... 10 September 1779 Adams, John to Laurens, Henry I had the Pleasure of a very agreable private Letter from you, while in Paris, which I ... 10 September 1779 Adams, John to Lovell, James By the last Post, I had the Pleasure of yours of August 20 and 24. It was not for Want of ... 10 September 1779 Adams, John to Marchant, Henry A few Days before I Sailed from America, I had the Pleasure of a Letter from you, on the ... 10 September 1779 Adams, John to President of Congress Looking over the printed Journals of Congress of the fifteenth day of last April, I find in ... 10 September 1779 Adams, John to Roberdeau, Daniel I have not the less Affection for you, not the less pleasing Remembrance of the social Hours ... 10 September 1779 Adams, John to Rush, Benjamin I am indebted to you, for more Letters than I can repay at present. But declaring myself a ... 11 September 1779 Adams, John to Gerry, Elbridge Early last Fall, in Conversation with Several Gentlemen, who are acquainted with Ministers ... 11 September 1779 Adams, John to Warren, James I was told in Boston that Mr. Avery and Mr. Wendell had been proposed for Judges of the ... 11 September 1779 Adams, John to Whipple, William How do ye? Here I am, after, escaping storms, thunder, lightning, the Gulph Stream British ... 13 September 1779 Adams, John to Massachusetts Council While I resided at Paris, I had an opportunity of procuring from London, exact Information, ...

Enclosure GroupJames Lovell to John Adams, with a Letter From Lovell to Adams

19 September 1779 Adams, John to Knox, Henry I have had the Honour of your Letter of the 4th of this Month, and I thank you for your ... 19 September 1779 Adams, John to Rush, Benjamin I had the Pleasure of yours of August 19, by the last Post, and thank you for your kind ... 19 September 1779 Adams, John By the last Post, I had the Honour of a Letter, from your secretary, inclosing, by your ... 19 September 1779 Adams, John ... 20 September 1779 Adams, John to Gerry, Elbridge I have transmitted my Account to the Board of Treasury, according to their Directions ... 20 September 1779 Adams, John to McKean, Thomas It is a long Time, Since I had the Pleasure to see you, but my Esteem is not at all ... 21 September 1779 Adams, John to Holker, John A Day or two before my Embarkation at L'orient, Mr. Chaumont came to me and told me that he ... 21 September 1779 Adams, John to Lovell, James In one of your late Letters, you hope that a Treaty with Spain, will Soon be made. I wish I ... 21 September 1779 Adams, John to Lowell, John I am uncertain whether you said you should sett off for Philadelphia on Wednesday or ... 21 September 1779 Lovell, James to Adams, John By a Letter from one of the most lovely of Women in your Quarter of the Continent, I find ... 23 September 1779 Adams, John to Chase, Samuel I had yesterday the Pleasure of your kind Letter of the 2d of this Month. I should not have ... 23 September 1779 Adams, John to President of Congress I had Yesterday the Honour of your Letter of the Seventh of this Month. I thank you, sir, ... 24 September 1779 Lee, Arthur to Adams, John I cannot omit this opportunity of congratulating you, on your being again in the bosom of ... 27 September 1779 Lovell, James to Adams, John Not knowing, my dear Sir, how certain Things now in agitation may this day be terminated ... 28 September 1779 Lovell, James to Adams, John Yesterday in Whispers the proposal was made to send JA to Spain, the Baloting for that ... 28 September 1779 Lovell, James to Adams, John Mr. Jay having resigned the Chair on account of other public Engagements, the Honble. Mr. ... 29 September 1779 Barbé-Marbois, François de to Adams, John printed: JA, Diary and Autobiography, 4:174 (JA's English translation); for the French text, ... 29 September 1779 Gerry, Elbridge to Adams, John It is with the greatest pleasure, that I inform You of the late Arrangement of our foreign ... 29 September 1779 La Luzerne, Anne César, Chevalier de to Adams, John printed: JA, Diary and Autobiography, 4:173–174 (JA's English translation); for the French ... 29 September 1779 Adams, John printed: JA, Diary and Autobiography, 4:178–180; illustration of the peace commission facing ... 1 October 1779 Lovell, James to Adams, John The Resolve of the 26th. of Sepr. for appointing a Minister plenipotentiary for Spain was ... 2 October 1779 Marchant, Henry L. to Adams, John By the last Post I was highly gratified by your kind and very polite Favour of the 10th. of ... 4 October 1779 Adams, John to Lovell, James I have heard much of your Deliberations concerning a Peace—and you drop Hints to me, of ... 4 October 1779 Laurens, Henry to Adams, John The receipt and perusal of your favour of 10th Ultimo afforded me a very high ... 5 October 1779 Adams, John to Chaumont, Jacques Donatien, Leray de As the Sensible is expected to sail in a few days, it is proper that I should embrace the ... 6 October 1779 Adams, John to Sartine, Antoine Raymond Jean Gualbert Gabriel de The Sensible intending to Sail in a few Days, it is my Duty to embrace the Opportunity of ... 8 October 1779 Lee, Richard Henry to Adams, John I congratulate you most sincerely on your safe return to your family and your country. I ... 10 October 1779 Knox, Henry to Adams, John I received your obliging favor of the 19th last month by Mr. Lowell, for which I thank you. ... 11 October 1779 Gellée, Nicolas Maurice to Adams, John I hope this Letter will reach you safe at Home amongst your Family and Friends. Supposing ... 12 October 1779 Gerry, Elbridge to Adams, John I have received from Mr. Lowell your Accounts and Vouchers, and shall deliver them to the ... 12 October 1779 Lowell, John to Adams, John I have but a few Minutes in which I can write, and I cannot devote one of them to any other, ... 12 October 1779 Rush, Benjamin to Adams, John Accept of my thanks for your early and puntual Attention to my letter. I have ever thought ... 14 October 1779 Lovell, James to Adams, John I inclose to you the decent Fashion in which we it was yesterday opinioned to let the World ... 14 October 1779 Lovell, James to Adams, John I inclose to you a Peice of Intelligence perhaps altogether new. The uti possidetis offered ... 15 October 1779 Kalb, Johann to Adams, John I heard with a great deal of pleasure your happy return to Boston and your appointment by ... 16 October 1779 President of Congress to Adams, John Philadelphia, 16 October 1779. printedJA, Diary and Autobiography, 4:181–183. ... 16 October 1779 President of Congress to Adams, John Philadelphia, 16 October 1779. printed: JA, Diary and Autobiography, 4:183–184. ... 17 October 1779 Adams, John to Barbé-Marbois, François de Braintree, 17 October 1779. printedJA, Diary and Autobiography, 4:176–177. ... 17 October 1779 Adams, John to Gerry, Elbridge I am infinitely obliged to you for your Favour of 29 of september and for the Journals. ... 17 October 1779 Adams, John to Gerry, Elbridge As to the Boundaries of Mass. I have asked Mr. A. about them but he did not recollect them. ... 17 October 1779 Adams, John to La Luzerne, Anne César, Chevalier de printed:JA, Diary and Autobiography, 4:175–176. ... 17 October 1779 Adams, John to Lovell, James And What, my dear sir, shall I say to your Favours of the 27. and 28 of september, which ... 18 October 1779 Adams, John to Gerry, Elbridge Looking over your Letter again, I find several Things unanswered. I should be Sorry to think ... 18 October 1779 Massachusetts Council Ordered that the honourable John Adams Esqr. have the Loan of one Qto: vol: entitled “All ... 19 October 1779 Lovell, James to Adams, John I begin to be very impatient at not hearing from you; and this not barely from the Number of ... 19 October 1779 Rush, Benjamin to Adams, John I cannot help troubling you with a second Answer to your letters on purpose to congratulate ... 20 October 1779 Adams, John to President of Congress Mr. Schweighauser of Nantes, who is a Native of Switzerland, observing me, as I was, one Day ... 20 October 1779 Adams, John to UNKNOWN I expect to return to Europe, very soon, and should be very happy to carry with me such ... 20 October 1779 President of Congress to Adams, John I have the honour to transmit you herewith enclosed Two Commissions wherein you are ... 21 October 1779 Adams, John to President of Congress So many Advantages might be derived to the united States in the Conduct of the War; in ... 25 October 1779 Adams, John to Gerry, Elbridge Yours of the 4. is before me. Mr. Dana, I think will accept. I have no personal Objection to ... 25 October 1779 Adams, John to Laurens, Henry Your Favour of the fourth of the Month, gave me great Pleasure. But I am afraid that you and ... 25 October 1779 Adams, John to Lovell, James Mr. Joshua Johnson, is a Merchant settled with his Lady and Family at Nantes. I was honoured ... 25 October 1779 Adams, John to Marchant, Henry I have the Pleasure of yours of Octr. 2. Give me leave to assure you that, I never received ...

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1 November 1779 Lovell, James to Adams, John Your Favor of Octr. 17th. came this day to hand by the Post and contains such flattering ... 4 November 1779 Adams, John to Gerry, Elbridge Yours of Octr. 12 has been, seven days, by me. Am happy to learn that my Accounts and ... 4 November 1779 Adams, John to Lovell, James Yours of Octr. 14, and 19, are received. The Exposé des Motifs, is indeed news to me. I ... 4 November 1779 Adams, John to Lowell, John I thank you for your Favour of the 12 Oct. and for the Trouble you took in conveying my ... 4 November 1779 Adams, John to President of Congress printedJA, Diary and Autobiography, 4:177–178. ... 4 November 1779 Adams, John to Rush, Benjamin Your favours of Octr. 12 and 19 are before me. I should not have left the first Seven days ... 5 November 1779 Adams, John to Chavagnes, Bidé de I have received all my Dispatches from Congress, and shall be ready to embark, and sail with ... 7 November 1779 Adams, John to President of Congress I have the Honour to enclose to Congress Copy, of the Letter Book of the Commissioners at ... 8 November 1779 Adams, John to Gerry, Elbridge The Letters inclosed on the Spirit and Resources of G.B. were written by Edmund Jennings Esq.... 8 November 1779 McKean, Thomas to Adams, John On my return from the circuit a few days ago I was honoured with your letter of the 20th. ...

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14 November 1779 Cooper, Samuel to Adams, John The very kind Readiness which you express'd to me, to allow my Grandson to be a Companion to ... 14 November 1779 Adams, John to Cooper, Samuel This Moment I recieved your kind favor of this day's date. Coll. Johonnot and my young ... 14 November 1779 Adams, John to Wendell, Oliver Mr. Adams, has this Moment Mr. Wendells Billet, and in answer Says, that Mr. Brattle came to ... 16 November 1779 Lovell, James to Adams, John Not a Line by yesterday's Post from either you or Mr. Dana; nor indeed from any Person ... 4 December 1779 Lee, Arthur to Adams, John You had an opportunity of seeing the commencement of this business of Jones and the ... 8 December 1779 Adams, John to Franklin, Benjamin I have the Honour to inform your Excellency, that Congress having judged it proper to ... 11 December 1779 Adams, John to Gerry, Elbridge I have escaped, the Rage of the Sea and the Vigilance of British Men of War, and the ... 11 December 1779 Adams, John to President of Congress El Ferrol, Spain, 11 December 1779. Dupl in John Thaxter's hand PCC, No. 84, 1, f. 227; ... 16 December 1779 Adams, John to Lagoanere, Michel I am So little acquainted with the Language and Usages of this Country that I am under a ... 16 December 1779 Adams, John to Lovell, James Providence has favoured me, with a very unexpected Visit to Spain. It is somewhat of a ... 16 December 1779 Adams, John to President of Congress La Coruña, Spain, 16 December 1779. RC in John Thaxter's hand PCC, No. 84, I, f. 231.; ... 18 December 1779 Adams, John to Cermeño, Don Pedro Martin Mr. Adams presents his Compliments to the Governor of Corunna, and informs him according to ... 18 December 1779 Adams, John to Lagoanere, Michel I thank you for your ready Answer to my Letter of the Sixteenth and for the Itinerary. ... 19 December 1779 Adams, John to Detournelle, M. I have received So many Civilities, of various Kinds from you, and the Vice Consul at ...

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28 December 1779 Lloyd, Richard B. to Adams, John Having just heard of your being returned to Paris, I take the earliest opportunity to offer ... 13 January 1780 Adams, Samuel to Adams, John I gladly embrace the first opportunity I have had of writing to you since you left this ... 13 January 1780 Massachusetts Council to Adams, John The General Assembly having for many Reasons, and for purposes appearing to Them ... 16 January 1780 Adams, John to Detournelle, M. The United States of America have experienced so much Friendship from the French Court and ... 16 January 1780 Adams, John to Lagoanere, Michel We arrived here last night, all alive, but not very well having all taken, in Spight of all ... 16 January 1780 Adams, John to President of Congress Bilbao, Spain, 16 January 1780. RC in John Thaxter's hand PCC No. 84, I, f. 234; docketed: ... 20 January 1780 Adams, John to Gardoqui, Joseph, & Sons (business) If you will be so good as to send to America, on Board of Either each of the Vessells now ... 24 January 1780 Adams, John to Gardoqui, Joseph, & Sons (business) I have but just Time to inform you by the Return of our Guide, that We all arrived in safety ... 24 January 1780 Adams, John to Lagoanere, Michel We have arrived Safe at this Place, but very much fatigued with our Journey and We have the ... 31 January 1780 Adams, John to Bondfield, John At Bayonne, I had the Honour of yours of the 25. Decr. last, which was delivered me by Mr. ... 31 January 1780 Adams, John to Casamayor, Pedro, & Company On the 29th of this month, on my Arrival at this Place, I had the Honour of a polite Letter ... 31 January 1780 Adams, John to Montgomery, Robert Since my Arrival at this Place, which was the day before Yesterday, I had the Honour ... 1 February 1780 Williams, Jonathan to Adams, John I heartily congratulate you on your safe Return to Europe and thank you for your obliging ... 2 February 1780 Tolmond, Thomas to Adams, John Humbly Sheweth that your Petitioner is a poor american just arived from Marttanico to Rochal ... 5 February 1780 Heimenthal, Baron de to Adams, John I take the liberty, to address myself to your Excellency, about a project I have send to Mr. ... 5 February 1780 Montgomery, Robert to Adams, John When I was Advised of your Arrival at Corunia I had the Pleasing hopes that Your Destination ... 12 February 1780 Adams, John to Vergennes, Charles Gravier, Comte de Paris, 12 February 1780. printed: JA, Diary and Autobiography, 4:243–245 ... 13 February 1780 Adams, John to Sartine, Antoine Raymond Jean Gualbert Gabriel de Paris, 13 February 1780. printed: JA, Diary and Autobiography, 4:248. ... 14 February 1780 Gillon, Alexander to Adams, John Permit me to Congratulate you on your happy return to Europe, and to make this enquiry after ... 15 February 1780 Adams, John to President of Congress Paris, 15 February 1780. RC in John Thaxter's hand PCC, No. 84, 1, f. 243; docketed: “No. 4 ... 15 February 1780 Adams, John to Williams, Jonathan Paris, 15 February 1780. printed: JA, Diary and Autobiography, 4:248–249. ... 15 February 1780 Vergennes, Charles Gravier, Comte de to Adams, John Versailles, 15 February 1780. printed: JA, Diary and Autobiography, 4:245 ...

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17 February 1780 Adams, John to President of Congress It is necessary that I should inform Congress, in what manner I have been able to procure ... 18 February 1780 Adams, John to Genet, Edmé Jacques Whether it is that the Art of political Lying is better understood in England than in any ... 19 February 1780 Adams, John to Lovell, James You have been so good, in sending me the Journals and above all in sending me very ... 19 February 1780 Adams, John to President of Congress Inclosed are Copies of former Letters to Congress, and I shall continue to transmit Copies ... 19 February 1780 Adams, John to Vergennes, Charles Gravier, Comte de Paris, 19 February 1780. printed: JA, Diary and Autobiography, 4:250–251. ...

Enclosure GroupJoseph Gardoqui & Sons to John Adams, with an Invoice

19 February 1780 Jenings, Edmund to Adams, John I cannot express the pleasure it gave me; when I heard of your Safe Arrival in Europe; ... 19 February 1780 Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de to Adams, John As I came but this morning from Versailles, it was not in my power sooner to answer to the ... 19 February 1780 Montgomery, Robert to Adams, John I had the Pleasure of Addressing you the 5th Currente to Which Please be Referd and Since am ... 20 February 1780 Adams, John to Dilly, Edward You may possibly remember a Correspondent of yours, who had six or seven Years ago the ... 20 February 1780 Adams, John to Gillon, Alexander I had last Evening the Pleasure of your Letter from Amsterdam, of the 14th. instant and I ... 20 February 1780 Adams, John to Lloyd, Richard B. Since my Arrival in this City, I had the Pleasure of your kind Letter of the 28 of December, ... 20 February 1780 Adams, John to President of Congress Since my Arrival in Europe I have had the Mortification to see in the public Papers a Series ...

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22 February 1780 Adams, John to Jay, John I most sincerely congratulate You, on your happy Arrival in Europe, which must be the more ... 22 February 1780 Adams, John to Jones, John Paul I have the Pleasure to congratulate you, on your glorious success Since I left you at ... 22 February 1780 Adams, John to Moylan, James As the Alliance is bound to America, and probably will go to Boston, I wish to avail myself ... 22 February 1780 Jenings, Edmund to Adams, John I did myself the Honor of writing to You, two days Ago by Mr. Brusch, to congratulate you on ... 23 February 1780 Adams, John to Adams, Samuel You will see by the public Papers, that your Committee of Correspondence is making greater ... 23 February 1780 Adams, John to Cooper, Samuel I knew not when I undertook so readily to take the Care of your Grandson what I was about, ... 23 February 1780 Adams, John to Dalton, Tristram Since my Arrival in this City, which was on the 9th. of this Month I had the Pleasure of ... 23 February 1780 Adams, John to Gerry, Elbridge The Boston Committee of Correspondence, and the Military Associations which grew out of it, ... 23 February 1780 Adams, John to President of Congress Paris, 23 February 1780. RC in John Thaxter's hand PCC, No. 84, I, f. 279; docketed: “No. 8 ... 23 February 1780 Adams, John to Warren, James The French Court seem to be now every day more and more convinced of the good Policy, and ... 24 February 1780 Adams, John to Chavagnes, Bidé de I had last Evening the Honour, of your Letter from Brest, of the 16th. of this Month, and I ... 24 February 1780 Adams, John to Genet, Edmé Jacques I have received the Letter, that you did me the Honour to write me the 20th. of this Month. ... 24 February 1780 Vergennes, Charles Gravier, Comte de to Adams, John printed: JA, Diary and Autobiography, 4:251–252 ... 25 February 1780 Adams, John to Gardoqui, Joseph, & Sons (business) I have not had opportunity, Since my Arrival at Paris, to pay my Respects to you, and to ... 25 February 1780 Adams, John to Jenings, Edmund I have this Moment your Letter from Brussells of the 19th of this Month, and I thank You for ... 25 February 1780 Adams, John to President of Congress Since my Letter of the twentieth, I have recieved another Letter from his Excellency the ... 25 February 1780 Adams, John to Vergennes, Charles Gravier, Comte de printed: JA, Diary and Autobiography, 4:253–254. ...

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26 February 1780 Adams, John to Genet, Edmé Jacques I have just now recieved the Letter, which You did me the Honor to write me yesterday, and I ... 27 February 1780 Adams, John to Jenings, Edmund I received to day, yours of the 22d. That by Mr. Brush I answered as soon as received. ... 27 February 1780 Adams, John to President of Congress No. 10. ... 28 February 1780 Adams, John to Adams, Samuel The Marquiss, who loves Us, will deliver You this. He will tell You every thing. ... 28 February 1780 Adams, John to Cooper, Samuel This will be delived you by the Marquis your Friend. Your Grandson is well and very ... 28 February 1780 Adams, John to Knox, Henry Your Friend the Marquis, with whom I have sometimes had the Honour to drink your Health ... 28 February 1780 Adams, John to Warren, James I have written so fully to Congress and to particular Friends before, and have so little ...

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28 February 1780 Moylan, James to Adams, John I received your much esteem'd letter of the 22d. with the memorandums it inclosed of the ... 29 February 1780 Adams, John to Genet, Edmé Jacques I have this Moment yours of the 28. I thank You, Sir, for your kind Invitation to my three ... 29 February 1780 Adams, John to Lovell, James I cannot let the Marquis go off, without a Line to you. He took leave of the King a few days ... 29 February 1780 Adams, John to President of Congress RC in John Thaxter's hand PCC, No. 84, I, f. 295; docketed: “No. 11 J. Adams Esqr Feby. 29th....