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Papers of John Adams, Volume 15 (June 1783 – January 1784)

Index: Papers of John Adams, Volume 15, C

Continental Congress

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Foreign Affairs

14

Thaxter carries treaties and dispatches to

12

JA advises to create joint commission to negotiate commercial treaties

11

JA’s commissions to negotiate Anglo-Amer. treaties revoked by

9

JA’s resignation and

8

Dana’s mission to Russia and

6

negotiation of commercial treaties and

5

Armed Neutrality and

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P. J. van Berckel received by

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JA advises on

4

diplomatic establishment of

4

relations with France and

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JA sends Dutch documents to

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JA’s “Letters from a Distinguished American” and

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E. Burke’s petition on behalf of Laurens and

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draft treaties sent to

3

Dumas’ salary and

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regulation of Anglo-Amer. trade by

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relations with Morocco and

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JA’s dispute with Vergennes and

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Barbé-Marbois’ intercepted letter and

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Dana’s presence requested by

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Dutch commercial negotiations and

2

friendship of with Joseph II

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instructions to JA (1779)

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Livingston’s resignation and

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reviews treaties before signing

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status of U.S. ministers in Europe and

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Thaxter’s salary and

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JA recommends Dumas as secretary of legation

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birth of Brit. princess and

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dispute over Alliance ’s prizes and

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effect of Orders in Council on support for

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Franklin’s resignation and

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permits Laurens to return to U.S.

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loan consortium’s efforts on behalf of

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ratifies Swedish-Amer. treaty

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relations with Austria and

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relations with Barbary states and

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relations with Europe and

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translates letters to JA

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Appointments

28

joint commission to negotiate Anglo-Amer. commercial treaty (1783, not implemented)

11

U.S. minister to Britain

7

JA advises on diplomatic

6

JA as minister to Britain

8

joint commission to negotiate commercial treaties (1784)

4

fails to appoint secretary for foreign affairs

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U.S. minister to Netherlands

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fails to appoint ambassadors

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Jay as secretary for foreign affairs

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Franklin as minister to France

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joint commission to accept Austro-Russian mediation

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secretary of war

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U.S. minister to Portugal

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U.S. minister to Spain

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Correspondence

16

with Franklin

8

with Laurens

4

with Dumas

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with Dana

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with Jay

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JA on lack of from

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with R. Morris

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with P. J. van Berckel

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with Carleton

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with Carmichael

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with Hamburg magistrates

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with Livingston

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with Mass. General Court

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with Wren

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Resolutions

7

on alternate meeting sites

4

on payment of Anglo-Amer. debts

3

on Brit. removal of slaves

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on diplomatic appointments

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on establishment of federal city

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on payment of prisoner of war expenses

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on Russo-Amer. treaty

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on day of thanksgiving

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continental impost and

15

commutation of army pay and

12

meets at Annapolis

12

leaves Philadelphia

12

need to strengthen

11

Letters (to president) From

10

JA (1783)

1

commissioners (1783)

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finances of

8

French influence over

7

presidency of

7

U.S. credit and

5

creation of standing army and

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Mass. delegation to

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meets at Princeton, N.J.

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Thaxter recommended to

5

Letters (from president) To

1

JA (1783)

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commissioners (1783)

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commissioners (1784)

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proclamation on leaving Philadelphia

3

Address and Recommendations to the States by the United States in Congress Assembled

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adjournment of

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disbands army

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Native Americans and

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organization of

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Virginia’s cession of western lands and

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JA on members of

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journals of

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Newburgh Addresses and

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quorum in

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revaluation of currency by

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settlement of JA’s accounts and

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Washington’s resignation and

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Bonhomme Richard expedition accounts and

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Society of the Cincinnati and

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creation of new state and

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Dana’s service in

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dispatch book of

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Gerry on

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glassworks establishment and

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lack of secrecy in

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meets at Trenton, N.J.

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newspapers on

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Northwest Ordinance and

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S. Osgood on

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peace diminishes work of

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regional divisions in

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M. Ridley on JA and

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salaries for

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sale of public lands by

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smuggling of West Indian sugar and

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Lt. John Sullivan and

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taxes of

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term limits in

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Washington’s papers and

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JA on regulation of trade by

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