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

Index: Papers of John Adams, Volume 15, F

Franklin, Benjamin (U.S. minister to France)

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Correspondence

16

with Congress

9

with Livingston

7

with loan consortium

6

with Laurens

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with Jay

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with Cooper

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with Dumas

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with Heyman

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with J. Quincy

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with R. Bache

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with L. Boudinot

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with Crocco

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with Hartley

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with R. Morris

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with Vergennes

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with Walterstorff

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with John Wheelock

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with J. Williams

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Appointments

13

joint commission to negotiate Anglo-Amer. commercial treaty (1783)

8

joint commission to negotiate commercial treaties (1784)

6

joint commission to negotiate Anglo-Amer. peace

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to negotiate commercial treaties under 1st joint commission

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2

resignation of

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possible commission to negotiate with Austria

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joint commission to accede to Armed Neutrality

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Mass. colonial agent

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minister to France

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Relationship with JA and Other American Ministers

10

JA on negotiation of treaties by

8

JA on diplomacy and character of

5

Dana’s treaty negotiations with Russia and

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on JA

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on JA as “in some things absolutely out of his senses”

1

JA on letters addressed to rather than commissioners

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JA’s dispute with Vergennes and

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criticized as negotiator

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Laurens’ letters to commissioners and

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“trumpetted” by French

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Peace Negotiations

6

signs definitive treaty

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conduct during

3

French attitude toward

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Austro-Russian mediation and

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signs declaration of cessation of hostilities

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U.S. claims to fisheries and boundaries in

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violation of Congress’ instructions by

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JA meets concerning

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Anglo-Amer. trade and

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Barbé-Marbois’ intercepted letter and

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2

commissioners’ response to Livingston’s criticism

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1

exchanges ratifications of preliminary treaty

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W. T. Franklin’s appointment as secretary to peace commission and

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2

negotiation of definitive treaty

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on protection of merchants and non-combatants

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on reciprocal compensation for losses of Americans and loyalists

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sends account of to Congress

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signs preliminary treaty

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Finances

8

crisis over Dutch-Amer. loan and

3

JA’s salary and

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payments to Russian negotiators and

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Dana’s salary and

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Dumas’ salary and

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France refuses additional money to

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JA’s records of bills of exchange and

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contracts for loans raised from France by

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negotiation of Portuguese-Amer. treaty by

5

JA forwards letters and instructions to

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5

Letters From

4

JA (1783)

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JA (1784)

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5

negotiation of Danish-Amer. treaty by

5

negotiation of Swedish-Amer. treaty by

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mentioned

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4

French efforts to influence U.S. foreign policy and

3

Letters To

2

JA (1783)

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JA (1784)

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2

attends ambassadors’ day at Versailles

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2

on French policy toward U.S.

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2

health of

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seeks W. T. Franklin’s appointment as minister to Sweden

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2

may visit London

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assists prisoners of war

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1

Constitutions des treize États-Unis de l’Amérique and

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Danish-Amer. dispute over Alliance’s prizes and

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1

convention on interpretation of Franco-Amer. commercial treaty and

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“Frankleian Politicks”

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lacks commercial knowledge

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letters of introduction for Amelung

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Libertas Americana medal and

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on Louis XVI

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1

Mercy d’Argenteau visits

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Moroccan-Amer. relations and

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Privy Council ordeal of

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1

James Warren on

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John Wheelock’s mission to Europe and

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William V inquires about rank of

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letter from JA listed (1783)

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P. Wright spies for

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