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Commissioners at Paris (1st joint commission)

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DCA03
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DCA04
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PJA03
55
PJA12
PJA13

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seek convoys for Amer. ships20

appointment and compensation of19

correspondence of19

PJA06
PJA08
282

their letter communicating Franco-American treaty of commerce to Netherlands17

pleas for aid from prisoners and others16

disputes between15

instructions to naval vessels14

action on Simpson's case13

and proposed Dutch-American treaty13

mentioned13

AFC03
PJA09
PJA10
PJA11

efforts to control expenditures12

PJA05

concern over Jonathan Williams' expenditures as commercial agent11

finances of11

and plan for French naval reinforcements10

and Dumas9

PJA05
PJA06
PJA07

accounts with F. Grand8

and controversies over prizes taken by Amer. vessels8

assist Amer. prisoners8

dispatches of, stolen from Folger8

PJA07

issuance of commissions, certificates, passports, and letters of marque by8

PJA08
96

and British prisoners in France7

and prisoner exchange7

PJA07

and status of goods received from Beaumarchais7

appeals for assistance from prisoners and others7

dissolved7

instructions to J. D. Schweighauser from7

seek to negotiate prisoner exchange7

and Gilbank’s demands for assistance6

and negotiation of Franco-American treaties6

PJA07
PJA08

conduct of business by6

hindered by lack of intelligence from America6

instructions to6

PJA05
PJA06
PJA07
169

issue commission for privateers6

propose expedition against British whale fishery6

seek foreign loans6

PJA05

and cargoes sent for sale by5

and controversy over Williams’s accounts5

and disputes with Dr. Smith5

and Lee-Neufville treaty5

PJA07

correspondence on impact of Franco-American commercial treaty on Amer. merchants in France5

criticism of5

efforts on behalf of Americans captured on British vessels5

JA on conduct of business by5

PJA06

memorial on deployment of French fleet5

PJA09
PJA10
49
51

on new French regulation for prizes and prisoners5

provide aid to stranded Americans5

provide supplies to Amer. ships5

PJA06

refuse draft by J. P. Jones5

response to Carlisle Commission’s Manifesto5

seek negotiations with Barbary states5

accounts4

AFC03
AFC04
3-4
9

and Izard’s property captured on British ship4

and replacement of property belonging to Simeon Deane4

and Ross’ accounts4

concern over accounts of W. Hodge4

PJA06

dissolution of4

PJA07
PJA11

fail to inform congress of Spanish mediation effort4

PJA07
250
PJA08

household accounts at Passy4

PJA06
PJA07

negotiate and execute Franco-American treaties4

procure cannon for the America 4

PJA07
PJA08
73

request convoys4

PJA06

seek to raise loan in Europe4

PJA08

to examine Beaumarchais' accounts4

accounts with Grand3

PJA07
PJA08

and A. Lee’s offer of quarters for conduct of business3

and appointment of consuls3

and change in focus of Franco-American relations3

PJA07
PJA08

and Jones3

PJA07

and opening of ports to Amer. ships by King of the Two Sicilies3

PJA07
PJA08
117

critical of commissions charged by agents3

PJA07
26
29
72

demand accounting from J. Ross3

PJA06

dispute over salaries of Izard and W. Lee3

PJA07
PJA08
48

JA defends conduct of3

PJA07

Letterbook kept by JA3

PJA07
PJA08
282

letters not sent3

PJA06

on British policies3

PJA07

power to negotiate with European powers3

PJA11

sign tobacco contract with Farmers General3

PJA05
PJA06
331

and blank dispatches sent to Congress2

AFC03
AFC02

and Deane’s address2

PJA07

and loan office certificates2

PJA07

and seizure of T. Morris’ papers2

PJA07

and Vergennes2

PJA05
137
PJA06
81

call for continued French subsidies2

PJA07

congress considers charges against2

PJA08

demand accounting from Bersolle2

PJA06

exchange declarations deleting Arts. 11 and 12 of Treaty of Amity and Commerce2

PJA07

failed loan of 17782

PJA11

Franklin's arrival in France2

AFC02

implementation of Treaty Plan of 17762

PJA10

instructed to request ships of the line from France2

PJA10
49
51

instruction to F. Coffyn from2

PJA06

letter to van Bleiswyck (1778)2

PJA11

on Spanish preparations for war2

PJA07

papers of, transferred to Franklin’s custody2

PJA07

powers of2

PJA09
55
PJA10
4

proposed appointment of consuls by2

PJA06

provide naval intelligence2

PJA06

sale of Indien by2

PJA08

send letters to Congress2

AFC02

send W. T. Franklin on secret mission to Dieppe2

and Austin’s return to America1

PJA07

and Gérard portraits1

PJA07
186

and Langdon’s proposal to supply masts to French Navy1

PJA07

and peace negotiations1

PJA08

and procurement of military supplies for Virginia1

PJA07

and proposals for commercial treaty with Prussia1

AFC02

and settlement of Bersolle’s accounts1

PJA07

approve Jones' departure from Ranger 1

PJA09
471

condemn capture of French ship by Amer. privateer1

PJA06
122

contract with Montieu for military supplies1

PJA07

correspond with Hodge regarding the Revenge 1

PJA07

declaration on deletion of Arts. 11 and 12 of Franco-American Treaty of Amity and Commerce listed1

PJA08
389

desire change in French customs regulations1

PJA06

disagreeable circumstances of1

AFC03
116

dispute with Ross1

PJA09
129

efforts to raise Dutch loan1

PJA10
162

elected to Société libre d’émulation1

AFC03

inquire about authority of Holker in America1

PJA07
44

instructions regarding Portugal1

PJA09
298

JA's appointment as joint commissioner (1777)1

AFC02
372

JA’s efforts to bring order and vigor to1

AFC03

letter to any captain bound for America listed1

PJA08
386

London papers report Commissioner arrested for corresponding with British ministry1

PJA08
18

meet with Vergennes1

AFC02

negotiation of Franco-American treaties1

PJA10

negotiation of Franco-Amer. treaties by1

PJA11
269

on Boston conspiracy1

PJA06

on customs duties and financial system of France1

PJA07
355

on former British monopoly of Amer. trade1

PJA07
355

on Franco-American alliance1

PJA07
207

papers of1

PJA09
53

propaganda efforts by1

PJA05

protest British treatment of Amer. prisoners1

PJA06
184

recommends dissolution of1

AFC03

relationship between1

PJA10
51

request confinement of British prisoners in France1

PJA06
114

request portraits of king and queen of France1

PJA07
207

seek continuation of French payment to U.S.1

PJA06

use of house at Passy by1

PJA07
See also: Deane, Silas
See also: France
See also: Franklin, Benjamin
See also: Jay, John
See also: Lee, Arthur
See also: Netherlands
See also: Treaties
See also: under the names of individual countries to whom Commissioners were accredited

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