Recipient: Fitzherbert, Alleyne
[dateline] Feb. 3. 1783. 2 o clock
Mr. Adams presents his Compliments to Mr. Fitzherbert, and has the Honour to acquaint
him, that the American Ministers Plenipotentiary for the Peace, have just directed
Mr. A. to inform Mr. Fitzherbert, that they have determined to exchange an hundred
Passports, which are now printing and will be ready for Signature Tomorrow.
That they are ready to enter into Conferences concerning the Preparations for the
definitive Treaty of Peace, and request Mr. Fitzherbert to appoint the Time and Place.