. At this conference the Commissioners of both powers took up the “third set” of provisional
articles, formulated by the British ministry and brought to Paris by Strachey. A copy
of these in
's hand is in Lb/JA/21 (Adams Papers, Microfilms
, Reel No. 109); a printed text is in Wharton, ed., Dipl. Corr. Amer. Rev.
, 6:74–77. A summary of Oswald's new instructions brought by Strachey is in Thomas
Townshend to the King, 19 Nov. (Correspondence of King George the Third ...
, ed. Sir John Fortescue, London, 1927–1928, 6:156–157).