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Papers of John Adams, Volume 9

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1 March 1780 Adams, John to Gardoqui, Joseph, & Sons (business) I have but this Moment received, yours of 19 of Feb. and am very glad to learn that you have ... 1 March 1780 Adams, John to La Luzerne, Anne César, Chevalier de I have not had opportunity, Since I left Braintree, to pay my Respects to you. The good old ... 1 March 1780 Adams, John to Barbé-Marbois, François de You advised me to take my Son with me, to Europe, and I followed your Advice, and went ... 2 March 1780 Adams, John to Franklin, Benjamin Mr. Adams's respectfull Compliments to Dr. Franklin, informs him that Monsieur the Comte De ...

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3 March 1780 Adams, John to Harvard College Paris, 3 March 1780. LbC (Adams Papers). ... 3 March 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel Paris, 3 March 1780. RC in John Thaxter's hand (PCC, No. 84, I, f. 299–300). LbC (Adams ... 3 March 1780 Digges, Thomas to Adams, John In a letter from Mr. L of the 16th Feby. I find He was good enough to mention me to You and ... 4 March 1780 Adams, John to Adams, Samuel This will be delivered to you by Mr. Izard, who goes out in the Alliance, with Mr. Lee, Mr. ... 4 March 1780 Adams, John to Lovell, James This will be deliverd you by Mr. Izard, who I Suppose, will lay open to you many Things ... 4 March 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel Paris, March 4. 1780.. RC in John Thaxter's hand (PCC, No. 84, I, f. 303–306). printed: ... 5 March 1780 Jenings, Edmund to Adams, John I had the honor of receiving your favor of the 27th Ultimo, which gives me much Satisfaction ... 6 March 1780 Adams, John to Moylan, James I have but this Moment received yours of the 28 Ultimo, and am much obligd to you and ... 7 March 1780 Digges, Thomas to Adams, John Since my letter of the 3d. a Gazette Extraordinary, has announcd the arrival of dispatches ... 8 March 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel Yesterday I went to Court in Company with the American Minister Plenipotentiary, and had the ... 8 March 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel Paris, 8 March 1780.. RC in John Thaxter's hand (PCC, No. 84, I, f. 311). LbC (Adams ... 8 March 1780 Gordon, William to Dana, Francis You are so united by commission, in mind views and principles, that there is no writing to ... 8 March 1780 Jenings, Edmund to Adams, John I have done myself the Honor of sending You a Copy, of what was written into Holland and ... 10 March 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel Paris, 10 March 1780. RC (PCC, No. 84, I, f. 313–315). LbC in John Thaxter's hand (Adams ... 10 March 1780 Digges, Thomas to Adams, John A packet boat is arrivd from Jamaica which saild from thence the 29th Jany. with accounts of ... 10 March 1780 Watson, Elkanah Jr. to Adams, John Circumstances I flatter my self will plead my Excuse for addressing to you this letter. ... 12 March 1780 Adams, John to Jenings, Edmund I have to acknowledge the Receipt of three excellent Letters—one of the first, the other of ... 12 March 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel It is an Observation made some Years ago by a great Writer of this Nation de Mably, that the ... 13 March 1780 Adams, John to Goësbriand, Chevalier de I have recieved the Letter, which You did me the Honor to write me from Brest, the twenty ... 14 March 1780 Adams, John to Digges, Thomas I have this Moment received yours of 7th—that of the 3d is not come to hand. I had received ... 14 August 1780 Adams, John to Digges, Thomas I had not till This afternoon, your Favour of the third of this month. I am greatly obliged ... 14 March 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel Paris, 14 March 1780. RC in John Thaxter's hand (PCC, No. 84, I, f. 325–327). printed: ... 14 March 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel Paris, 14 March 1780. RC in John Thaxter's hand (PCC, No. 84, I, f. 321–324). LbC (Adams ... 14 March 1780 Adams, John to Sartine, Antoine Raymond Jean Gualbert Gabriel de I have just received from London, the Letters, Extracts of which are inclosed. They may ... 14 March 1780 Gillon, Alexander to Adams, John I should have had the pleasure of answering your respectfull favour of 20th. past ere now ... 15 March 1780 Adams, John to Lee, Arthur Inclosed is a Letter from London: I have recieved another from Mr. Jennings, who says he ... 15 March 1780 Adams, John to Lee, Richard Henry After my last Embarkation for Europe, Your Letter of October the eighth was brought me on ... 15 March 1780 Gardoqui, Joseph & Sons (business) to Adams, John We have in course been honour'd with your much esteemed 25th. Feby. and 1st Instant and are ... 15 March 1780 Lee, Arthur to Adams, John By the bursting of the Lock of one of my trunks on the journey, I was so unfortunate as to ... 16 March 1780 Adams, John to Lovell, James I have received, Since my Arrival here, your Favour of the Sixteenth of November 1779. I ... 16 March 1780 Adams, John to Vernon, William Sr. Since my Arrival, here, I have recieved yours of the 17th of December 1778, and 10th of ... 16 March 1780 Adams, John to Warren, James Your Letter of the 13th. of June last, is not answered—not recieved 'till my Arrival here. ... 17 March 1780 Lee, William to Adams, John I understand the our Enemies have now in contemplation, the offering of some terms to ... 18 March 1780 Adams, John to Adams, Samuel This will be sent or delivered by the Viscount de Noailles, a Son of the Duke D'Ayen a ... 18 March 1780 Adams, John to Gates, Horatio The Marquis de la Fayettes Brother, the Viscount de Noailles tells me, he should be glad to ... 18 March 1780 Adams, John to Greene, Nathanael Give me Leave, by the Opportunity of the Viscount de Noailles, to take this Method of ... 18 March 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel Paris, 18 March, 1780. RC in John Thaxter's hand (PCC, No. 84, I, f. 329–332). printed : ... 18 March 1780 Adams, John to Warren, James Monsieur Jean Baptiste Petry Secretary to the Comte de Chatelet, a Marshall of the Camps and ... 18 March 1780 Jenings, Edmund to Adams, John I Have the Honor of having receivd your Favor of the 12th Instant, which flatters me much in ... 19 March 1780 Adams, John to Digges, Thomas The Convoy, with sixty Sail of Merchantmen from St. Domingo, is arrived safe, which shows ... 19 March 1780 Adams, John to Gerry, Elbridge The British Admiralty sent Orders to Portsmouth the 21st. Feby., for the Departure of a ... 19 March 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel Paris, 19 March, 1780. RC in John Thaxter's hand (PCC, No. 84, I, f. 333–335). printed: ... 19 March 1780 Jenings, Edmund to Adams, John I did myself the Honor of answering, by a preceding Post, that part of your obliging Favor ... 20 March 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel Paris, 20 March 1780. RC in John Thaxter's hand (PCC, No. 84, I, f. 337–338). LbC (Adams ... 21 March 1780 Adams, John to Gillon, Alexander Yesterday I recieved yours of the 14th. which came very safe. I thank You for the News about ... 21 March 1780 Adams, John to Lee, William I have just received your Favour from Brussells of the 17th. of this Month, and I thank you ... 21 March 1780 Adams, John to Vergennes, Charles Gravier, Comte de In the letter which you did me the honour to write me the 24th. of February your Excellency ...

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23 March 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel I have the Honor to inclose the English Papers of the eleventh thirteenth and fourteenth of ... 24 March 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel Mr. Burke's Bill not being as yet public, we are not yet informed of the Extent of it. But ... 24 March 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel Paris, 24 March 1780. RC (PCC, No. 84, I, f. 353–356). LbC in John Thaxter's hand (Adams ... 26 March 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel Paris, 26 March 1780. RC (PCC, No. 84, I, f. 357–360). printed: Wharton, ed., Dipl. Corr. ... 26 March 1780 Lee, Arthur to Adams, John I have but one moment to thank you, for your favor with one from London enclosd which I ... 27 March 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel Paris, 27 March 1780. RC (PCC, No. 84, I, f. 361–364). ... 27 March 1780 Allen, Jeremiah to Adams, John Some Villain, has reported, and it is almost universally Creditted by the people of this ... 28 March 1780 Adams, John to Jenings, Edmund I am almost ashamed to acknowledge, after ten days, the receipt of your favor of the 18th, ... 28 March 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel Paris, 28 March 1780. RC in John Thaxter's hand (PCC, No. 84, I, f. 365–366). ... 28 March 1780 Digges, Thomas to Adams, John I am obligd to You for a letter the 14th Instant. My writing to You is from the motive of ... 28 March 1780 Livingston, Muscoe to Adams, John Permit me, late as it is, to congratulate you on your Safe arrival one More to this Country, ... 29 March 1780 Adams, John to Lovell, James The States of the Province of Friesland, have come to a Resolution, that it was certain that ... 29 March 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel Paris, 29 March 1780. RC in John Thaxter's hand (PCC, No. 84, I, f. 369–372).LbC (Adams ... 30 March 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel Paris, March 30 1780. RC in John Thaxter's hand (PCC, No. 84, I, f. 383–384). printed: ... 30 March 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel I have the Honor to inclose to Congress Copies of certain Letters, which I have had the ... 30 March 1780 Lee, William to Adams, John I have had the Honor of Receiving yours of the 21st. instant. The Name of the person you ...

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30 March 1780 Adams, John to Vergennes, Charles Gravier, Comte de I have the honour of your Excellency's letter of this day, in answer to mine of the 21st. of ... 31 March 1780 Adams, John to Lee, Arthur I have recieved your's of the 26th, and that of the 15th. of this Month. I inclose a Copy of ... 2 April 1780 Adams, John to Allen, Jeremiah Last night I received yours of the 27 of March from Libourne, which gave me great Pleasure, ... 2 April 1780 Adams, John to Bondfield, John I have had particular Reasons, which rendered it my Duty, to say little about my Mission to ... 2 April 1780 Adams, John to Bondfield, John I have Occasion for a Cask of Bordeaux Wine, of the very best Quality, such as You sent Us, ... 2 April 1780 Adams, John to Jenings, Edmund After Settling a Point or two here, I now think myself at Liberty to inform you, that I have ... 2 April 1780 Adams, John to Lee, William Your Favour of the 30th. of March, is just come to Hand, and I thank you for it. ... 3 April 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel Paris, 3 April 1780. RC in John Thaxter's hand (PCC, No. 84, I, f. 395–400). LbC (Adams ... 3 April 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel Paris, 3 April 1780. RC in John Thaxter's hand (PCC, No. 84, I, f. 387–394). printed: ... 4 April 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel Paris, 4 April 1780. RC in John Thaxter's hand (PCC, No. 84, I, f. 405–408). printed: ... 4 April 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel Paris, 4 April 1780. RC in John Thaxter's hand (PCC, No. 84, I, f. 409–410). printed: ... 4 April 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel Paris, 4 April 1780. RC in John Thaxter's hand (PCC, No. 84, I, f. 413–414). LbC (Adams ... 6 April 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel Paris, 6 April 1780. RC (PCC, No. 84, I, f. 417–423). ... 6 April 1780 Digges, Thomas to Adams, John I have wrote you by Common post the 20th and 28th of last Month, and Capt Cozeneau, whom you ... 6 April 1780 Jenings, Edmund to Adams, John You have done me a great deal of Honour, in communicating to me the Object of your ... 7 April 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel Paris, 7 April 1780. RC in John Thaxter's hand (PCC, No. 84, I, f. 425–431) printed: ... 8 April 1780 Adams, John to Carmichael, William I have this moment, the Honour of your Letter, from Madrid of the 29 of February as I ... 8 April 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel Paris, 8 April 1780. RC in John Thaxter's hand (PCC, No. 84, I, f. 433–435). printed: ...

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9 April 1780 Lee, William to Adams, John I thank you for your favor of the 2d. instant. The Commission you have is certainly very ... 10 April 1780 Adams, John to Livingston, Muscoe I received your favour of the 28 March, some days ago, and thank you for your kind ... 10 April 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel Duplicate ... 10 April 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel Paris, 10 April 1780. RC in John Thaxter's hand (PCC, No. 84, I, f. 441–442). ... 10 April 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel Paris, 10 April 1780. RC in John Thaxter's hand (PCC, No. 84, I, f. 443–446). printed: ... 11 April 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel Paris, 11 April 1780. RC in John Thaxter's hand (PCC, No. 84, I, f. 447–450). printed: ... 12 April 1780 Bondfield, John to Adams, John I am honord with your obliging and interesting favors of the 2 Instant. The arrival of our ... 12 April 1780 Jenings, Edmund to Adams, John I Congratulate your Excellency, on the Russian Memorial; on its face, it promises much, (as ... 12 April 1780 Lee, Arthur to Adams, John I am obliged to you for yours of the 31st. which I received by Capt. Landais. You will have ... 13 April 1780 Adams, John to Cabarrus, B. de, Jeune I have received the Letter, which you did me, the Honour to write to me, the 8th of this ... 13 April 1780 Adams, John to Lee, William I received yesterday, your favour of the 9. The Vessell you inquire after, is from Baltimore.... 13 April 1780 Adams, John to MacCreery, William I never heard a Word of your Arrival, untill this Day. I sincerely congratulate you upon it, ... 14 April 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel Paris, 14 April 1780. RC in John Thaxter's hand (PCC, No. 84, I, f. 451–455). printed: ... 14 April 1780 Digges, Thomas to Adams, John I am obligd to You for the Book forwarded me by Mr. L–g–n, but unfortunately there is a ... 15 April 1780 Adams, John to Digges, Thomas Yours of April 6. I have this day received. That of 28 Ultimo received. That of 20th not. ... 15 April 1780 Adams, John to Jenings, Edmund Yours of the 6 and 12 of April are before me. The last received to day. I thank you, sir, ... 15 April 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel Paris, 15 April 1780. RC in John Thaxter's hand (PCC, No. 84, I, f. 455–461). printed: ... 16 April 1780 Adams, John to Sartine, Antoine Raymond Jean Gualbert Gabriel de I have received the two Letters which your Excellency did me the Honour to write me, on the ... 16 April 1780 Logan, George to Adams, John I arrived safe in London after an agreeable journey of 7 Days. I delivered the paper you ... 17 April 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel Late Letters from Dantzick, imply that Commerce was become very languishing there, for Some ... 18 April 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel Paris, 18 April 1780. RC in John Thaxter's hand (PCC, No. 84, I, f. 467–469). printed: ... 18 April 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel It is my Duty to transmit to Congress, as soon as Prudence will admit, every Thing which ... 18 April 1780 Lee, William to Adams, John Walsingham with 6 Ships of the line, the troops and the W. India fleet pass'd Plimo. the 8th.... 19 April 1780 Adams, John to Franklin, Benjamin I have been informed, that the State of Maryland, have named Mr. Charmichael, Mr. Johnson, ...

Enclosure GroupEdmund Jenings to John Adams, with a Newspaper Article

Document GroupA Translation of Thomas Pownall's Memorial

20 April 1780 Adams, John to Jenings, Edmund There is a little Pamphlet, which was written by me in the Year 1765, and published at ... 20 April 1780 Wilson, James to Adams, John Your Inclination to oblige will excuse the Trouble, which I intend to give you. I was ... 21 April 1780 Franklin, Benjamin to Adams, John The Letter your Excellency did me the honour of writing to me Yesterday, gives me the first ... 22 April 1780 Adams, John to Jenings, Edmund If you think that any thing I sent you lately is improper for publication, I hope you will ... 22 April 1780 Bondfield, John to Adams, John This day arrived from Baltimore a small Schooner which port she left the 15 March. ... 22 April 1780 Carmichael, William to Adams, John I received with much pleasure your obliging letter of the 8th. Instant and take the earliest ... 22 April 1780 Jenings, Edmund to Adams, John I Hereby Acknowledge the Honor of receiving from your Excellency your Letters of the 15th, ... 22 April 1780 Johnson, Joshua to Adams, John Inclosed I forward you five American Newspapers which I received last Evening by the Dove ... 23 April 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel Paris, 23 April 1780. LbC (Adams Papers). ... 24 April 1780 Adams, John to Sarsfield, Guy Claude, Comte de I have both heard and read So exalted a character of the Eloquence and Integrity of Monsieur ... 24 April 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel Paris, 24 April 1780. RC in John Thaxter's hand (PCC, No. 84, I, f. 495–498). ... 24 April 1780 Jenings, Edmund to Adams, John I have receivd your Excellencys Letter of the 19th Instant, inclosing the Copy of Another of ... 25 April 1780 Adams, John to Bondfield, John I am very much obliged by your kind Attention, in your Letter of 22d. April. ... 25 April 1780 Adams, John to Johnson, Joshua I have this Moment, your Favour of 22. of April, inclosing, five American Newspapers. I ... 25 April 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel Paris, 25 April 1780. RC (PCC, No. 84, I, f. 500–503). ... 25 April 1780 Lee, William to Adams, John I thank you for the intelligence contain'd in your favor of the 13th. and when there are any ... 26 April 1780 Adams, John to Jenings, Edmund Your's of the 22d have just recieved. I wrote You a Line the 22d. Am happy to find that We ... 26 April 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel At last, even the Morning Post, of the eighteenth of April, confesses, that the Memorial ... 26 April 1780 Jay, John to Adams, John I have at Length had the Pleasure of recieving your very friendly Letter of the 22d. Feby. ... 26 April 1780 Carmichael, William to Adams, John I did myself the honor of writing to you last Post in answer to yours of the 8th of April, ... 28 April 1780 Adams, John to Gerry, Elbridge Since my Arrival in Europe I have had Reason to be very well Satisfied with my Reception, ... 28 April 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel Paris, 28 April 1780. RC (PCC, No. 84, I, f. 508–510). printed: Wharton, ed., Dipl. Corr. ... 28 April 1780 Digges, Thomas to Adams, John I attend to what you mention by Capt. C. the 15th. Instant, and have in consequence, some ... 28 April 1780 Rush, Benjamin to Adams, John This letter will be handed to you by Dr. John Foulke (a Graduate in our University) a young ... 29 April 1780 Adams, John to Genet, Edmé Jacques Do you think it worth while to work into your next Article, from London, the following ... 29 April 1780 Adams, John to Jenings, Edmund Thank you for yours of 24. The Pamphlet, was printed by Almon, at the Desire of a Mr. Hollis ... 29 April 1780 Adams, John to Lee, William I have the Honour of yours of the 25th. and am in equal pain with you for Charlestown, ... 29 April 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel Paris, 29 April 1780. RC (PCC, No. 84, II, f. 3–5). LbC in John Thaxter's hand (Adams ... 29 April 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel Paris, 29 April 1780. RC in John Thaxter's hand (PCC, No. 84, II, f. 1–2). LbC (Adams ...

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29 April 1780 Sarsfield, Guy Claude, Comte de to Adams, John Count Sarsfield thinks, that, though in fact it is an injury done to his friendship for Mr. ... 30 April 1780 Adams, John to Watson, Elkanah Jr. Your Letter of the 10th. of March, I recieved but Yesterday. I recollect that General Warren ... 30 April 1780 Adams, John to Williams, Jonathan I have, this day recieved your favour of the 25th., which gave me the first Intimation I had ... 1 May 1780 Fleury, François Louis Teissèdre de to Adams, John I expected for writting to you, that I could tell, the wind serves, we sail to Morrow for ... 2 May 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel Paris, In this letter, which Congress received on 19 Feb. 1781, John Adams included an ... 2 May 1780 Bondfield, John to Adams, John I am this day honord with your favor of the 25th. The post of this day from Rochfort brings ... 2 May 1780 Digges, Thomas to Adams, John You will have read, before this can reach you, the Gazette account of the Chas. Town ... 2 May 1780 Jenings, Edmund to Adams, John I have receivd your Excellencys Letters of the 22d and 26th of last Month, I find myself ... 2 May 1780 Johnson, Joshua to Adams, John I am duly honord with your very polite and Freindly favour of the 25th. Ultimo for which I ... 3 May 1780 Adams, John to Allen, Jeremiah I yesterday received yours of 28. Ultimo. Thank you for the Information of the Brig bound to ... 3 May 1780 Adams, John to Genet, Edmé Jacques I had, two days ago the Honour to inclose to the Minister a Boston Gazette of 21 February, ... 3 May 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel Paris, 3 May 1780. RC (PCC, No. 84, II, f. 15–17). LbC in John Thaxter's hand (Adams ... 3 May 1780 Adams, John to Sarsfield, Guy Claude, Comte de I have the Honour of your Billet and thank you for the Pains you have taken, to procure me ...

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4 May 1780 Lovell, James to Adams, John The Bearer Mr. Mease is Brother to the late Cloathier General and is intimately connected ... 5 May 1780 Bowens, Francis to Adams, John A Gentleman in London, who corresponds with you sometimes, writes me, 28 April that he had, ... 5 May 1780 Gerry, Elbridge to Adams, John It gave me great Pleasure to learn by Your Letter of the 11th. Decr.that You had safely ... 5 May 1780 Watson, Elkanah Jr. to Adams, John Yesterday I was honour'd with an answer to my Epistle; for which permit me Sir with ... 6 May 1780 Sarsfield, Guy Claude, Comte de to Adams, John Not for your Sake but for mine I make use of the english language when I do my Self the ...

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6 May 1780 Bondfield, John to Adams, John The Spirritted resolves of the Dutch alters the Face of the War. Russia and Holland with the ... 7 May 1780 Adams, John to Genet, Edmé Jacques I thank you for the Loan of the inclosed Paper. I think there is room to hope that Clinton ... 7 May 1780 Jenings, Edmund to Adams, John I yesterday received your Excellencys Letter of the 30th of last Month, inclosing Advice, ... 7 May 1780 Lee, Richard Henry to Adams, John I should have paid my respects to you before now had I known where to have directed my ... 8 May 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel Paris, 8 May 1780. RC (PCC, No. 84, II, f. 31–33). (LbC in John Thaxter's hand (Adams ... 8 May 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel Paris, 8 May 1780. RC (PCC, No. 84, II, f. 27–30). LbC in John Thaxter's hand (Adams Papers).... 8 May 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel Paris, 8 May 1780. RC (PCC, No. 84, II, f. 19–22). LbC in John Thaxter's hand (Adams Papers).... 8 May 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel Paris, 8 May 1780. RC(PCC, No. 84, II, f. 23–26). LbC in John Thaxter's hand(Adams Papers). ... 8 May 1780 Warren, Mercy Otis to Adams, John I now put a letter of introduction into the hand of a son, who agreeable to your polite and ... 9 May 1780 Adams, John to Genet, Edmé Jacques I thank you for your Note of yesterday and the Papers inclosed. The Proposals for a general ... 9 May 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel I have the Honour to inclose to Congress, Proposals for a general Pacification, by the Dean ...

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10 May 1780 Adams, John to Genet, Edmé Jacques I have communicated your Invitation to Commodore Jones. He will go to Versailles a Sunday, ... 10 May 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel Paris, 10 May 1780. RC(PCC, No. 84, II, f. 39–40). printed: Wharton, ed., Dipl. Corr. Amer. ... 10 May 1780 Lee, William to Adams, John I have had the pleasure of receiving your favor of the 29th. Ultimo, since which the Enemy ...

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11 May 1780 Adams, John to Genet, Edmé Jacques I have just recieved your Card of the 10th. I agree with You that the Dean's propositions ... 11 May 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel Paris, 11 May 1780. RC in John Thaxter's hand (PCC, No. 84, II, f. 43–45). printed: Wharton, ...

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12 May 1780 Adams, John to Carmichael, William I had, two days ago the favour of yours without a date, and thank you for the History of Sir ... 12 May 1780 Adams, John to Vergennes, Charles Gravier, Comte de I have received the letter which you did me the honor to write me on the 10th. of this month.... 12 May 1780 Bowens, Francis to Adams, John I am honourd with your allways respectable Letter of the 5 Instant. The little Box you ... 13 May 1780 Adams, John to Digges, Thomas I have to acknowledge, one of 14 Ap. and one 2d. May. The Parcells, have not yet seen nor ... 13 May 1780 Adams, John to Jay, John I had two days ago the pleasure of yours of the 26th. of April, and am very happy, to have ... 13 May 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel Paris, 13 May 1780. RC(PCC, No. 84, II, f. 47–49). LbC in John Thaxter's hand (Adams ... 13 May 1780 Gardoqui, Joseph & Sons (business) to Adams, John Last night arriv'd safe the Packett Active Capt. Corbin Barnes belonging to the Navy Board ... 14 May 1780 Adams, John to Bondfield, John Yours of 6 May, from Bourdeaux, I have received. The Negotiations on foot among the maritime ... 14 May 1780 Adams, John to Williams, Jonathan I have received yours of the 9th. I received a Letter signed Jna Williams, as I thought, but ... 15 May 1780 Adams, John to Genet, Edmé Jacques I have engaged a Person in London to send me all the political Pamphlets, as they come out ... 15 May 1780 Adams, John to Jay, John I shall not always stand upon Ceremonies, nor wait for Answers to Letters, because useful ... 15 May 1780 Adams, John to Jenings, Edmund I am ashamed to acknowledge that yours of 2 and 7th. are yet unanswered. I never read ... 16 May 1780 Adams, John to Chavagnes, Bidé de I have two agreable friendly Letters from you, unanswered. The last is dated the 4th. I am ... 16 May 1780 Adams, John to Dohrman, Arnold Henri I have recieved the Letter which You did me the Honor of writing to me, the 11th. of April, ... 16 May 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel Paris, 16 May 1780. RC (PCC, No. 84, II, f. 51–52). printed: Wharton, ed., Dipl. Corr. Amer. ... 17 May 1780 Adams, John to Genet, Edmé Jacques Genl. Conway in his Speech in the House of Commons, on the 6th. of May, affirms that the ...

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19 May 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel Paris, 19 May 1780. RC in John Thaxter's hand (PCC, No. 84, II, f. 53– 56). printed: ... 19 May 1780 Adams, John to Vergennes, Charles Gravier, Comte de I have the honor to inclose a few Newspapers, recieved the last Post, from Boston by the Way ... 20 May 1780 Adams, John to Genet, Edmé Jacques Thanks for this Paper. Ld George Gordon I think will be the Oliver Cromwell, after all. He ... 20 May 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel Paris, 20 May 1780. RC in John Thaxter's hand (PCC, No. 84, II, f. 57–62). printed: Wharton, ... 20 May 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel Paris, 20 May 1780. RC partly in John Thaxter's hand (PCC, No. 84, II, f. 63– 69). LbC ... 20 May 1780 Bondfield, John to Adams, John Arrived this morning a Brig from Philadelphia. By her are Letters for Mr. De Vergenne and Le ... 21 May 1780 Adams, John to Dumas, Charles William Frederic His Excellency, Dr. Franklin, lent me the inclosed Letter from Sir Henry Clinton to Lord ...

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23 May 1780 Adams, John to Gerry, Elbridge The Baron de Arundl, desires a Letter of Introduction to some Gentleman in Congress from me, ... 23 May 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel Paris, 23 May 1780. RC in John Thaxter's hand with postscript by JA (PCC, No. 84, II, f. ... 23 May 1780 Cooper, Samuel to Adams, John The Marquiss de la Fayette did me the Honour to deliver me the Letter you kindly wrote by ... 23 May 1780 Williams, Jonathan to Adams, John I have received your much esteemed Favour of the 14 Instant, and find by it that the Error ... 24 May 1780 Adams, John to Bondfield, John This day I had the Pleasure of yours of the 20th. By the arrival of so many Vessells, at ...

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25 May 1780 Adams, John to Bondfield, John I wrote you once before this day—but it is necessary I should write again. After sending my ... 25 May 1780 Adams, John to Lee, Arthur Your kind favour of April 12th. is yet unanswered. With nothing at all to do, I am as busy ... 26 May 1780 Adams, John to Gordon, William I am much obliged to you, for your Letter of the 8 and 11. of March, which is the more ... 26 May 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel Paris, 26 May 1780. RC (PCC, No. 84, II, f. 75–77). printed: Wharton, ed., Dipl. Corr. Amer. ... 26 May 1780 Digges, Thomas to Adams, John I expected when I gave you the last West Inda. accounts the 9th. Instant that my next would ... 27 May 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel Paris, 27 May 1780. RC (PCC, No. 84, II, f. 78–80). LbC in John Thaxter's hand (Adams ... 27 May 1780 Jenings, Edmund to Adams, John I have enclosed by a former Post an Extraordinary Letter received from London. Your ... 28 May 1780 Adams, John to Genet, Edmé Jacques When a great Minister, of an ancient and powerful nation, which has been renowned for its ... 28 May 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel Paris, 28 May 1780. LbC in John Thaxter's hand (Adams Papers). Although a letter from John ... 28 May 1780 Bondfield, John to Adams, John I am honord with your favor of the 14th. my last of the 20th. handed you the inteligence ... 29 May 1780 Adams, John to Jenings, Edmund I have received yours of 22, with the Letter, which I return, unable to comprehend the ...

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1 June 1780 Adams, John 1. The Obstinacy, Malice, Revenge, Pride Obstinacy, and Absurdity of the King, and Royal ... 1 June 1780 Adams, John to Genet, Edmé Jacques Rodney himself, it seems did all. He fought and beat six Ships. Pray, why did not the Rest ... 1 June 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel Paris, 1 June 1780. RC (PCC, No. 84, II, f. 86–88). LbC in John Thaxter's hand (Adams ... 1 June 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel Paris, 1 June 1780. RC (PCC, No. 84, II, f. 82–85). printed:Wharton, ed., Dipl. Corr. Amer. ... 1 June 1780 Pierce, Benjamin to Adams, John To take into consideration the repeated pettitions of the people on board the contintall ... 2 June 1780 Adams, John to President of Congress Paris, 1 June 1780. RC (PCC, No. 84, II, f. 90–95). printed: Wharton, ed., Dipl. Corr. Amer. ... 2 June 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel Paris, 2 June 1780. LbC in John Thaxter's hand (Adams Papers) notation by Thaxter: “N B. Nos.... 2 June 1780 Jenings, Edmund to Adams, John I have this day receivd your Excellencys Letter of the 28th. Ultimo, which shall be made the ... 4 June 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel Paris, 4 June 1780. RC (PCC, No. 84, II, f. 98–101). printed: Wharton, ed., Dipl. Corr. Amer.... 4 June 1780 Jay, John to Adams, John There is a Destinction between Ceremony and Attention which is not always observed tho often ... 5 June 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel Paris, 5 June 1780. RC (PCC, No. 84, II, f. 102–105). LbC in John Thaxter's hand (Adams ... 5 June 1780 Jenings, Edmund to Adams, John I have receivd your Excellencys Letters of the 28th and 30th Ultimo, together with that, ... 5 June 1780 Lee, Arthur to Adams, John I am obligd to you for your favor of the 25th. ultimo. The enclosd was an old Letter of the ... 6 June 1780 — 7 June 1780 Adams, John to Digges, Thomas Yours of 26 ultimo is before me. That of 9th. have received. I have received the Box of ... 6 June 1780 Adams, John to Dumas, Charles William Frederic I thank you, for your Letter in answer to mine of 21. May, and for your kind congratulations ... 6 June 1780 Adams, John to Jenings, Edmund Yours of June 2d., I have just now received that of 27. May I duely received and the other ... 6 June 1780 Adams, John to Lee, William I had duely your Favours of 10 May, and another Since Rodneys Account of the Action of the ... 6 June 1780 Bondfield, John to Adams, John I am honor'd with your Favors of the 24 and 25th. Ultimo. Five years are not sufficient to ...

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7 June 1780 Adams, John to Jenings, Edmund I threatened you with a great deal of Egotism for the public good. ... 7 June 1780 Adams, John to Johnson, Joshua This moment I am favoured with yours of the 3. Yours of the 2 May, I duely received, and ...

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Enclosure GroupThomas Digges to John Adams, with a List of Pamphlets and Newspapers

9 June 1780 Adams, John to UNKNOWN Governor Pownal, on the 24 of May in the House of Commons, made a Motion for Leave to bring ... 10 June 1780 Adams, John to Bondfield, John I am this moment honoured with yours of the 6. I am now able to inform you, that the Wine is ... 10 June 1780 Adams, John to Kemtenstrauss, M. de I Yesterday, received the Letter which you did me the Honour to write me, on the 9/5 1780. ... 10 June 1780 Adams, John to Pierce, Benjamin I have received your Letter of June the 1st. I am very Sorry for the Discontent uneasinesses ... 10 June 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel Paris, 10 June 1780. RC in John Thaxter's hand (PCC, No. 84, II, f. 106–117). LbC (Adams ... 10 June 1780 Adams, John to Williams, Jonathan I have received yours of 23 of May, and I thank you for the Newspaper it contained. I have ...

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

10 June 1780 Jenings, Edmund to Adams, John I have only Time to Acknowledge the Receipt your Excellencys Letters of the 6th. and 7th. of ... 11 June 1780 Adams, John to Jenings, Edmund I have recieved with great pleasure yours of the 5th. I have certainly seen those extremes ... 12 June 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel Paris, 12 June 1780. Dupl in John Thaxter's hand (PCC, No. 84, II, f. 118–123). printed: ... 12 June 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel Paris, 12 June 1780. Dupl in John Thaxter's hand (PCC, No. 84, II, f. 126–131). printed: ...

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14 June 1780 Landais, Pierre to Adams, John I think it my duty to inform you that I have wrote several Letters to his Excellency Dr. ... 14 June 1780 Lee, Arthur to Adams, John By the enclosed copy of a Letter I have sent Capt. Jones you will see that the dispute ... 14 June 1780 Lee, William to Adams, John I am indebted to you for your favor of the 6th. The American vessels lately arriv'd in ...

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16 June 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel I have lately obtained a Sight of a Number of Pamphlets, published in London, which are ...

Document Group PartThe Revaluation Controversy

17 June 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel ... 17 June 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel The Writer on the Consequences of American Independence, Subjoins a Comparison between the ... 18 June 1780 Jenings, Edmund to Adams, John Your Excellencys finds by the London Papers, that the expected Tumults are begun—they are ... 20 June 1780 Adams, John to Jenings, Edmund I last night received a Letter from a Member of Congress, which informs me, that Congress ... 20 June 1780 Adams, John to Landais, Pierre I came this moment from the Post office, where I have been to give a Receipt for a Letter ...

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20 June 1780 Adams, John to Vergennes, Charles Gravier, Comte de I have just now received Some Newspapers and Journals, which I think it my Duty to inclose ... 20 June 1780 Bondfield, John to Adams, John Inclosed we take the liberty to lay before you a letter we lately wrote to Doc. Franklin ...

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20 June 1780 Adams, John The United States of America in Congress assembled. ...

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24 June 1780 Adams, John to Wilson, James I had two days ago the Pleasure of receiving a Duplicate your Letter of the 20 of April—the ...

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28 June 1780 Adams, John to Digges, Thomas Yours of 26 and 29 Ultimo I have received and another with the Court Gazette with the ...

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29 June 1780 Adams, John to Jefferson, Thomas Mr. Mazzei, called on me, last Evening, to let me know that he was this morning at three to ... 29 June 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel The disputes about the Alliance, have been so critical and disagreable, that Congress will ... 29 June 1780 Digges, Thomas to Adams, John Since my letter by Mr. Barnet (who was Capn. and supercargoe of a Ship of Chamonts taken and ... 29 June 1780 Jenings, Edmund to Adams, John I have the Honour of receiving your Excellencys Letter inclosing your Epistle to Mr. Wythe ... 30 June 1780 Bondfield, John to Adams, John The loss of Charles Town engages me to lay before you the following Circumstance, Mr. Gillon ...

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1 July 1780 Adams, John to Johnson, Joshua I have just received yours of 27 of June. I have no Sufficient Reason to believe that any ... 1 July 1780 Adams, John to Rush, Benjamin I Yesterday, received your Favour of the 28 of April, the first Since my Arrival by Dr. John ...

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2 July 1780 Adams, John to Vergennes, Charles Gravier, Comte de I have the honor to inclose a Boston News Paper of the first of May, containing an Account ... 3 July 1780 Adams, John to Bondfield, John Your kind Letters of the 17th. 20th. of June as well as that of 20th of May, are unanswered. ... 4 July 1780 Adams, John to Jenings, Edmund After spending the day very happily with a Number of our Countrymen in Commemoration of our ... 5 July 1780 Adams, John to Jenings, Edmund In the 116 page of the inclosed Mercury, you will find the Strictures upon Lord G. Germaines ... 6 July 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel Paris, 6 July 1780. Dupl, both text and signature in John Thaxter's hand (PCC, No. 84, II, f.... 7 July 1780 Adams, John to Bondfield, John I received, yesterday yours of 30 of June. As to taking the ships, for the United States, I ... 7 July 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel Paris, 7 July 1780. Dupl, both text and signature in John Thaxter's hand (PCC, No. 84, II, f.... 7 July 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel Paris, 7 July 1780. Dupl, both text and signature in John Thaxter's hand (PCC, No. 84, II, f.... 8 July 1780 Lee, William to Adams, John I have been prevented by indisposition, otherwise shou'd have had the honor of writing to ... 8 July 1780 Lynch, Mark to Adams, John I have the favor to acquaint you that pursuant to the directions of Philip Mazzei Esqr. I ... 9 July 1780 Jenings, Edmund to Adams, John I had the Honor of receiving yesterday Your Excellency Letters of the 4th and 5th of this ... 10 July 1780 Adams, Samuel to Adams, John I wrote to you several Times when I was at Boston, and receivd your Favor by the Marquis de ... 11 July 1780 Houston, William Churchill to Adams, John The principal military Event which has taken Place for some considerable Time past, is the ... 11 July 1780 Warren, James to Adams, John My last Letters went by my Son Winslow who left this place about three weeks ago for ... 12 July 1780 Digges, Thomas to Adams, John I put on board a vessel which saild yesterday, the Books mentiond in the margin. I thought ...

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13 July 1780 Rush, Benjamin to Adams, John The reduction—I will not say loss of Charlestown has produced a new Era in the politicks of ...

Document Group“Letters from a Distinguished American”

On 22 July, John Adams sent Edmund Jenings the final portion of his reply to Joseph ... 14 July 1780 — 17 January 1782 Adams, John I Have not till lately obtained a sight of a number of Pamphlets, ascribed indeed to Mr. ... 14 July 1780 — 28 January 1782 Adams, John Every American will agree with the writer on the consequence of American Independence, that ... 14 July 1780 — 29 January 1782 Adams, John The Writer on the Consequences of American Independence adds, “the British Islands in the ... 14 July 1780 — 3 February 1782 Adams, John The writer, on the consequences of American Independence says that “France has long ... 14 July 1780 — 2 February 1782 Adams, John IF “we receive from the West India Islands certain commodities necessary to manufactures,” ... 14 July 1780 — 4 February 1782 Adams, John The Cool Thoughts go on. “Timber of every kind, iron, salt-petre, tar, pitch, turpentine, ... 14 July 1780 — 5 February 1782 Adams, John The American Refugees, in England, are so great an obstacle in the way of peace, that it ... 14 July 1780 — 6 February 1782 Adams, John Let us proceed with our cool meditations. The author says, “Another argument much relied on ... 14 July 1780 — 1 February 1782 Adams, John An uniformity of laws and religion, united with a subordination to the same supreme ... 14 July 1780 — 30 January 1782 Adams, John The writer on the consequences of American independency proceeds, “It has been asserted, ... 14 July 1780 — 7 February 1782 Adams, John To illustrate his argument on the Consequences of American Independence, the Writer ... 22 July 1780 Adams, John Before We dismiss these cool Thoughts it may not be amiss to Subjoin a few Reflections, upon ...
14 July 1780 Adams, John to Jenings, Edmund Have just received yours of the 9th and I thank you. ... 14 July 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel Paris, 14 July 1780. Dupl, both text and signature in John Thaxter's hand (PCC, No. 84, II, ... 15 July 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel Paris,15 July 1780. Dupl, both text and signature in John Thaxter's hand (PCC, No. 84, II, f.... 15 July 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel Paris, 15 July 1780. Dupl, both text and signature in John Thaxter's hand (PCC, No. 84, II, ... 15 July 1780 Adams, John to Huntington, Samuel Paris, 15 July 1780. Dupl, both text and signature in John Thaxter's hand (PCC, No. 84, II, ... 15 July 1780 Jenings, Edmund to Adams, John I have receivd your Excellencys Translation into plain English of the Memorial to the ...