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3. In a memorial dated 30 Nov. 1785 that he presented to Lord Carmarthen on 8 Dec., JA demanded that the British ministry immediately withdraw all troops from U.S. territory, especially the western posts, as agreed upon in the Preliminary and Definitive Treaties of Peace. JA admitted to John Jay that he did not expect an answer until “next Summer” (Memorial to the British Ministry, 30 Nov. 1785, PRO: F.O. 4, vol. 3; JA to John Jay, 9 Dec. 1785, PCC, No. 84, VI, f. 13–16).