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Papers of John Adams, Volume 14 (October 1782 — May 1783)

Index: Papers of John Adams, Volume 14, L

Livingston, Robert R. (U.S. secy. for foreign affairs)

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Correspondence

15

with Dana

9

with Franklin

7

with commissioners

6

with Jay

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with Laurens

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with loan consortium

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with Carleton and Digby

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with Lafayette

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with Congress

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with Jefferson

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Peace negotiations and

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armistice declaration and

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on commissions of Brit. peace negotiators

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on peace negotiations and preliminary treaty

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on Brit. removal of slaves

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collection of prewar debts to Brit. subjects and

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on lack of letters from commissioners

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sends ratified preliminary treaty

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JA sends copy of preliminary treaty to

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JA sends documents of Hartley negotiations to

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JA sends “Peace Journal” to

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approves Brit. recognition as sine qua non for peace negotiations

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on George III’s speech on preliminary treaty

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seeks explanation of commissioners’ intentions on loyalists

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JA defends decision to negotiate without informing France

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Letters From

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JA (1782)

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JA (1783)

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commissioners (1782)

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Franco-American relations and

4

attitude toward France

2

JA warns against showing correspondence to French diplomats

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Barbé-Marbois’ intercepted letter and

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JA criticizes views on

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on instruction to ministers to consult Lafayette

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pledges U.S. will not make peace separate from France

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receives more intelligence from Vergennes than Jay

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JA letters originally intended for

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Letters To

3

JA (1782)

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JA (1783)

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commissioners (1783)

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resignation of

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JA sends resignation to

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sends ratified copies of Dutch-Amer. Treaty and Convention

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JA sends Dutch peace instructions to

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JA’s salary and

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Armed Neutrality and

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sends ciphers to JA

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JA’s opinions run counter to those generally received by

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on Amer. trade with West Indies and definitive treaty

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Dana’s mission and

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on Dutch government

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on evacuation of Charleston

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on Jefferson’s appointment as commissioner

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search for Swedish soldier and

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sends Washington-Carleton meeting documents

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letters from JA listed (1783)

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JA includes passages from Diary in letters to

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JA informs of Montgomery’s overture to Morocco

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on Carleton’s assertion that Anglo-Amer. war no longer has purpose

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congratulates JA on Dutch-Amer. Treaty

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on Congress’ levy of duty on imports

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on difficulty of taxing Americans

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Dumas sends copies of correspondence to

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Dumas sends Dutch Army booklet to

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on freeing of Asgill

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on military situation in U.S.

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sends Washington letter to diplomats in Europe

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on Washington’s response to Newburgh Addresses

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letters from JA listed (1782)

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letter from commissioners listed (1782)

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mentioned

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Libertas Americana medal and

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